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  • 2021 World Food Prize Laureate 

    Huso, D.; Doina Huso: 0000-0002-4477-2593
    Type: Website
    Dr. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, native of Trinidad and Tobago and a citizen of Denmark, received the 2021 World Food Prize for her groundbreaking research, critical insights and landmark innovations in developing ...
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science 

    Huso, D.; Doina Huso: 0000-0002-4477-2593
    Type: Website
    Science and innovation are enriched by the diverse ideas, perspectives, and experiences women bring to the table. Diverse research teams bring diverse approaches to challenges. Having different people coming at research ...
  • Gender and the Political Economy of Fish Agri-food Systems in the Global South 

    Rajaratnam, S.; Ahern, M.; McDougall, C.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813
    Type: Book Chapter
    The significance of fish for human nutrition, health, and livelihoods is increasingly recognized by and for people around the world, especially in the Global South. However, fisheries and aquaculture do not equally benefit ...
  • In the Spotlight: Tasnuva Zaman 

    O'Leary, M.; Mohd Khalid, A.
    Type: Blog
    Tasnuva Zaman is WorldFish's senior gender specialist based in Bangladesh. Zaman's research focuses on gender mainstreaming, which calls for an integrated gender perspective at all stages of development, and she works to ...
  • African women join forces to overcome COVID-19 challenges in aquatic food systems 

    O'Leary, M.
    Type: Blog
    Across Africa, women working in aquatic food value chains are banding together to support their livelihoods and ensure the continued flow of fish despite COVID-19 lockdowns and disruptions.
  • Gender assumptions harm progress on climate adaption and resilience, new study finds 

    O'Leary, M.
    Type: Blog
    Outdated assumptions around gender continue to hinder effective and fair policymaking and action for climate mitigation and adaptation, a new study published in Nature Climate Change has found.
  • ‘Bringing a change’ in women’s equitable involvement in aquaculture 

    Bevitt, K.
    Type: Blog
    This blogpost highlights 2020 research outputs of the WorldFish gender theme as part of the CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH). Here, we focus on research examining gender in aquaculture, in particular ...
  • A Gender research activity plan for the aquaculture: Increasing Income, Diversifying Diets and Empowering Women (IDEA) in Bangladesh project 

    Adam, R.; Paz Mendez, A.; Haque, S.; Choudhury, A.; McDougall, C.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813
    Type: Demonstrator, pilot, prototype, plan designs
    This document describes the key activities IDEA will undertake from 2020 to 2022 to achieve its women empowerment outputs and outcomes. It is organized around the main results stated in ‘Outcome 5’ women empowerment outputs ...
  • A gendered aquaculture value chain analysis in northwestern Bangladesh 

    Kruijssen, F.; Adam, R.; Choudhury, A.; Danielsen, K.; McDougall, C.; Newton, J.; Smits, E.; Shelley, C.C.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Colin Charles Shelley: 0000-0002-5268-3806 (2021)
    Type: Report
    This document presents a value chain study with an integrated gender lens of the aquaculture sector in Rajshahi and Rangpur in northwestern Bangladesh. The study forms part of the contextual knowledge foundation for the ...
  • Gender equality in climate policy and practice hindered by assumptions 

    Lau, J.; Kleiber, D.L.; Lawless, S.; Cohen, P.J.; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2021)
    Type: Journal Article
    Gender has a powerful influence on people’s experience of, and resilience to, climate change. Global climate change policy is committed to tackling gender inequalities in mitigation and adaptation. However, progress is ...
  • Not recognizing women actors in aquaculture: Does the private sector lose business? (Seeds of Change Conference) 

    Hasiba, Z. (2021)
    Type: Poster
    Poster on the project to identify the barriers that prevent goods, services and employment opportunities from being offered on an equitable basis to men and women in the aquaculture sector. The idea is not to develop and ...
  • Fish losses for whom? A gendered assessment of post-harvest losses in the barotse floodplain fishery, Zambia 

    Kaminski, A.; Cole, S.M.; Al Haddad, R.; Kefi, A.; Chilala, A.; Chisule, G.; Mukuka, K.N.; Longley, C.; Teoh, S.; Ward, A.; Alexander Kaminski: 0000-0001-5148-0460; Steven Michael Cole: 0000-0002-8947-0871; Shwu Jiau Teoh: 0000-0001-7676-8583 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Few studies examine post-harvest fish losses using a gender lens or collect sex-disaggregated data. This mixed-methods study assessed fish losses experienced by female and male value chain actors in a fishery in western ...
  • Towards Ocean Equity 

    Osterblum, H.; Wabnitz, C.C.; Tladi, D.; Allison, E.; Arnaud-Haond, S.; Bebbington, J.; Bennett, N.; Blasiak, R.; Boonstra, W.J.; Choudhury, A.; Cisneros-Montemayor, A.M.; Daw, T.; Fabinyi, M.; Franz, N.; Harden-Davies, H.; Kleiber, D.L.; Lopes, P.; McDougall, C.; Resosudarmo, B.P.; Selim, S.A.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2020)
    Type: Working Paper
    This paper examines the distribution of the goods and services provided by the ocean, existing inequities and the resulting impacts on the environment, human health, and income distribution now and in the future. The paper ...
  • Gender equality is diluted in commitments made to small-scale fisheries 

    Lawless, S.; Cohen, P.J.; Srivastava, S.; Kleiber, D.L.; Morrison, T.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2021)
    Type: Journal Article
    Gender equality is a mainstream principle of good environmental governance and sustainable development. Progress toward gender equality in the fisheries sector is critical for effective and equitable development outcomes ...
  • Rapid assessment on gender dynamics, barriers, opportunities and risks in agriculture and aquaculture sectors in northwestern Bangladesh. 

    Haque, S.; Choudhury, A.; Adam, R.; McDougall, C.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2020)
    Type: Report
    Generally Aquaculture in Bangladesh is perceived as men’s work (Barman, 2001) which implies that women has limited or no access to and benefit from aquaculture. Under this circumstance, this study aims to identify the ...
  • Gleaning: beyond the subsistence narrative 

    Grantham, R.; Lau, J.; Kleiber, D.L.; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Coastal resources are important for the wellbeing and livelihoods of people in coastal communities across the world but are used and valued differently by different people at different times. As such, managing coastal ...
  • ‘Good science’: Using sex-disaggregated data in small-scale fisheries research and policy 

    Bevitt, K. (2019)
    Type: Blog
    Globally, relatively few data are available about women’s role in small-scale fisheries, despite their active participation as fishers, processors, traders and marketers. This calls for greater efforts by researchers, ...
  • Livelihood vulnerabilities among women in small-scale fisheries in Ghana 

    Appiah, S.; TO, A.; Tetty, A.; Abbey, E.; Kuwornu, J.; Cole, S.M.; Chimatiro, S.; Steven Michael Cole: 0000-0002-8947-0871 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Women play essential role in the fisheries sector of Ghana, particularly their involvement in post-harvest activities. However, several factors make them vulnerable to livelihood insecurity. This paper investigates the ...
  • Strong women, strong nation 

    Dos Reis Lopes, J.; Duarte, A.; Tilley, A.; Alexander Tilley: 0000-0002-6363-0945 (2020)
    Type: Journal Article
    Innovative research in the Southeast Asian island nation of Timor-Leste has obtained data to help close the gender gap and provide food security for the local community.
  • Follow the fish 

    Gomese, C.; Ride, A.; Eriksson, H.; Hampus Eriksson: 0000-0003-1199-6889 (2020)
    Type: Brief
    This brief summarises national statistics about how prevalent women are in production and distribution of aquatic foods in Solomon Islands and emphasises the importance of women's increased participation in decision making.

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