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    • Implications of agricultural innovation on gender norms: gender approaches in aquatic agriculture in Bangladesh 

      Behailu, L.; Rajaratnam, S.; Choudhury, A.; McDougall, C.; van der Burg, M.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813 (2019)
      Type: Book Chapter
      Studies have shown that gender norms and gender relations restrict the innovation capacity of women in aquatic agricultural systems. This article explores the converse question: in what ways do and can aquatic agricultural ...
    • Improvement of the socioeconomic condition of women in small-scale fishing communities 

      Khan, S.Z. (1983)
      Type: Journal Article
      The Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific was founded in 1947 under the United Nations charter to encourage the economic and social development of Asia and the Far East. ESCAP has concentrated its efforts ...
    • Improving the livelihoods and wellbeing of women fish retailers: Success stories from the STREAMS project in Egypt 

      El Azzazy, M.; Murphy, S.; Nasr-Allah, A.; Karisa, H.; Mahmoud, M.; El-Gebaly, D.; Harrison Karisa: 0000-0001-5323-794X; Seamus Murphy: 0000-0002-1792-0351; Ahmed Nasr-Allah: 0000-0001-6299-8556 (2018)
      Type: Brochure
      This booklet presents stories of women fish retailers in the governorates of Kafr El-Sheikh (Lower Egypt) and Fayoum (Upper Egypt). The livelihoods of these women retailers were supported by several market interventions ...
    • In the Spotlight: Sajeda Yasmin 

      McMahon, K.; O'Leary, M. (2021)
      Type: Blog
      WorldFish researcher Sajeda Yasmin discusses her efforts to make aquaculture more gender-inclusive in Bangladesh.
    • 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 ...
    • Inclusive ecosystems? Women's participation in the aquatic ecosystem of Lake Malawi 

      Nagoli, J.; Binauli, L.; Chijere, A.; Joseph Nagoli: 0000-0002-8919-1397 (2019)
      Type: Journal Article
      Ecosystem services and their role in alleviating poverty are centered on a set of gendered social relations. The understanding of these relations between men and women in aquatic ecosystems can unveil gender-based opportunities ...
    • Increased production of small fish in wetlands combats micronutrient deficiencies in Bangladesh 

      Thilsted, S.H.; Wahab, M.A. (2014)
      Type: Brief
      Increased production of mola and other small fish can be achieved through stock enhancement and sustainable management of natural wetlands. Enhanced fish production can increase consumption and provide nutritional benefits, ...
    • Increasing women's participation in community based management in Solomon Islands 

      WorldFish (2012)
      Type: Poster
      Poster on increasing women's role in fishery management in Solomon Islands
    • Informal fish retailing in rural Egypt: Opportunities to enhance income and work conditions for women and men 

      Kantor, P.; Kruijssen, F. (2014)
      Type: Report
      Poor rural consumers benefit from Egypt's aquaculture sector through access to small and medium-sized farmed tilapia sold by informal fish retailers, many of whom are women. In fact, informal fish retail is the main, if ...
    • Ingredients for success 

      Eriksson, H.; Hampus Eriksson: 0000-0003-1199-6889 (2019)
      Type: Blog
      The women’s group in Beacou has developed two products: cooked and preserved sardines in glass jars, and a fish-and-prawn powder”. Products are being sold at five outlets in the capital Dili. Some of these lessons from the ...
    • Innovation and gendered negotiations: Insights from six small-scale fishing communities 

      Locke, C.; Muljono, P.; McDougall, C.; Morgan, M. (2017)
      Type: Journal Article
      There has so far been limited investigation into gender in relation to innovation in fisheries. Therefore, this study investigates how gender relations shape the capacity and motivation of different individuals in fishing ...
    • Integrating gender in Pacific coastal fisheries research: The Pathways project 

      Kleiber, D.L.; Cohen, P.J.; McDougall, C.; Gomese, C.; Philippa Jane Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813
      Type: Other (Non-peer reviewed journal article)
      This paper outlines the gender integration approach used in the project ‘Strengthening and scaling communitybased approaches to Pacific coastal fisheries in management support of the New Song’ – or the ‘Pathways project’. ...
    • Integrating nutrition and gender into Community Fish Refuge-Rice Field Fisheries system management: A practitioner’s guide 

      Shieh, J.; Eam, D.; Sok, S.; Long, H.; Try, V.V.; Sean, V.; Sun, V.; Ou, P.; Freed, S.; Vathanak Sun: 0000-0003-4650-6317; Sarah Freed: 0000-0001-8574-8218 (2021)
      Type: Manual
      The target audience of this guide are practitioners or implementers working in rice field fisheries in Cambodia or elsewhere. The aim of this guide is to help close the gap between rice field fishery production and ...
    • 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 ...
    • International Symposium on Women in Asian Fisheries 

      Williams, M.J.; Nandeesha, V.P.; Corral, V.P.; Tech, E.; Choo, P.S. (eds.) (2001)
      Type: Conference Proceedings
      International Symposium on Women in Asian Fisheries presents a record of the 1998 symposium. The fisheries sector has unique problems related to women, which have to be addressed not only from a technical standpoint but ...
    • Involvement of rural women in aquaculture: an innovative approach 

      Shaleesha, A.; Stanley, V.A. (2000)
      Type: Journal Article
      Although women have proved to be competent in adopting new aquaculture technologies, their role is very much restricted and often ignored. One of the major reasons is the location of aquaculture sites and several sociocultural ...
    • Lagoon livelihoods: gender and shell money in Langalanga, Solomon Islands 

      Barclay, K.; McClean, N.; Foale, S.; Sulu, R.; Lawless, S. (2018)
      Type: Journal Article
      Gender shapes livelihoods through access to resources and the distribution of benefits from economic activities. To work effectively with local people, resource management and community development initiatives should ...
    • 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 ...
    • Livelihoods, markets, and gender roles in Solomon Islands: case studies from Western and Isabel Provinces 

      Kruijssen, F.; Albert, J.A.; Morgan, M.; Boso, D.; Siota, F.; Sibiti, S.; Schwarz, A.J. (2013)
      Type: Working Paper
      Livelihoods in Solomon Islands are diverse, composed of a wide range of activities. The marketing of marine resources through value chains is an important component of this livelihood portfolio in many parts of the country. ...
    • Making each and every African fisher count: women do fish 

      Williams, S.B. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      For many officials working in development, documenting issues of particular concern to women is nothing new. These officials believe that these issues reflect women's demands for equality as well as the influence of feminist ...