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    • 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 (2021)
      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 ...
    • Measuring gender transformative change 

      Morgan, M. (2014)
      Type: Brief
      Agricultural research programs try to measure their contribution to a range of desired development outcomes, such as poverty reduction, food security, environmental sustainability and gender equality. This paper argues ...
    • Measuring gender-transformative change: A review of literature and promising practices 

      Hillenbrand, E.; Karim, N.; Mohanraj, P.; Wu, D. (2015)
      Type: Working Paper
      Gender-transformative approaches aim to move beyond individual self-improvement among women and toward transforming the power dynamics and structures that serve to reinforce gendered inequalities. As defined by the CGIAR ...
    • Nazmina Begum: an Aqua Entrepreneur, an Inspiration 

      Haque, S. (2022)
      Type: Blog
      Nazmina Begum is one of the nine women in the North-western part of Bangladesh who was awarded as the "Best Aquaculture Farmers" in 2022 under the category of emerging fish farmer.
    • Nigeria fish futures. Aquaculture in Nigeria: Increasing Income, Diversifying Diets and Empowering Women. Report of the scoping study 

      Subasinghe, R.P.; Siriwardena, S.N.; Byrd, K.A.; Chan, C.; Dizyee, K.; Shikuku, K.M.; Tran, N.; Adegoke, A.; Adeleke, L.; Anastasiou, K.; Beveridge, M.; Bogard, J.; Long Chu, H.; Fregene, B.T.; Ene-Obong, H.; Cheong, K.; Nukpezah, J.A.; Olagunju, O.; Powell, A.; Steensma, J.T.; Williams, G.; Shelley, C.C.; Phillips, M.J.; Kendra A Byrd: 0000-0003-4528-752X; Chin Yee Chan: 0000-0001-8615-2678; Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku: 0000-0003-2290-074X; Nhuong Tran: 0000-0002-1813-4571; Jessica Bogard: 0000-0001-5503-5284; Kai Ching Cheong: 0000-0002-8115-417X; Colin Charles Shelley: 0000-0002-5268-3806; Michael John Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286 (2021)
      Type: Report
      Nigeria is the second-largest aquaculture producer in Africa, with a high demand and preference for fish among consumers. However, the role and potential of aquaculture to achieve goals for improving smallholder income, ...
    • Not recognizing women actors in aquaculture: Does the private sector lose business? (Seeds of Change Conference) 

      Hasiba, Z. (2021)
      Type: Presentation
      Poster on the project to 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 ...
    • Nourishing Bangladesh with micronutrient-rich small fish 

      Thilsted, S.H.; Wahab, M.A. (2014)
      Type: Brief
      Increasing the quantity and frequency of small fish consumption can boost nutrition, health and well-being of the people of Bangladesh. Small fish are rich in micronutrients, particularly vitamin A, iron, zinc and calcium, ...
    • Nutrition-sensitive carp mola polyculture through women’s groups: A successful policy intervention by the government of Odisha, India 

      Panemangalore, A.P.; Arun Padiyar Panemangalore: 0000-0002-5271-8642 (2021)
      Type: Blog
      In 2018–2019, FARD launched a gender-sensitive flagship program named “Input assistance to Women Self Help Groups (WSHGs) for Scientific Fish Farming in Gram Panchayat Tanks.” This program promotes nutrition-sensitive pond ...
    • Odisha-WorldFish project_Annual report for Year 2 of Phase I Apr 2018 - Mar 2019 

      Chadag, V.; Panemangalore, A.P.; Vishnumurthy Mohan Chadag: 0000-0002-2574-284X; Arun Padiyar Panemangalore: 0000-0002-5271-8642
      Type: Donor Report
      The Year 2 progress report summarizes all the activities undertaken from 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019 in 30 districts across Odisha, methodology and approaches followed and the results accomplished under Phase I (April ...
    • On her own feet 

      The World Fish Center (2002)
      Type: Book Chapter
      Mrs Jessie Kaunde is proud to be one of the small, but growing, number of women who farm fish on their own. She recognised fish farming as an opportunity to provide herself with a better future back in 1999, when she heard ...
    • Pacific handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture 

      Barclay, K.; Mangubhai, S.; Leduc, B.; Donato-Hunt, C.; Makhoul, N.; Kinch, J.; Kalsuak, J.
      Type: Manual
      This handbook is designed to give practical guidance on improving gender and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture for staff working in fisheries agencies in Pacific Island countries and territories. It ...
    • Perspectives on women in fisheries in north America 

      Howell, L.A. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Women in the fisheries in the United States have varied roles. They range from the most traditional - that of a fisherman's wife and support-partner in his business - to that of scientists and researchers in fisheries-related ...
    • Pond polyculture technologies combat micronutrient deficiencies and increase household income in Bangladesh 

      Thilsted, S.H.; Wahab, M.A. (2014)
      Type: Brief
      Two sustainable, low-cost pond polyculture technologies have been developed to culture carps and mola in ponds, and culture carps and mola in ponds connected to rice fields. These technologies can increase total fish ...
    • Pond Polyculture: Disrupting gender and cultural norms in Luwingu, Northern Province, Zambia 

      O'Leary, M.; Wismen, B. (2021)
      Type: Blog
      Pond polyculture is one of the methodologies employed through the nutrition-sensitive fish agri-food systems approach as means to improve food and nutrition security and livelihoods in vulnerable communities. The ‘Managing ...
    • Postharvest fish losses and unequal gender relations: drivers of the social-ecological trap in the Barotse Floodplain fishery, Zambia 

      Cole, S.M.; McDougall, C.; Kaminski, A.M.; Kefi, A.S.; Chilala, A.; Chisule, G.; Steven Cole: 0000-0002-8947-0871 (2018)
      Type: Journal Article
      The Barotse Floodplain fishery is an important source of livelihood for economically poor women and men in western Zambia. Current efforts by the Department of Fisheries and the traditional authority to manage the fishery ...
    • Poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment through aquaculture: an experience from Nepal 

      Pant, J.; Shrestha, M.K.; Phillips, M.J.; Michael Phillips: 0000-0002-0282-0286 (2013)
      Type: Book Chapter
      An adaptive research project carried out involving women members of ethnic Tharu, Darai, Bote and Gurung communities in Chitwan and Nawalparasi districts in Nepal between 2000 and 2007 evaluated the role of a farm pond in ...
    • Preferences for rohu fish (L. rohita) traits of women and men from farming households in Bangladesh and India 

      Mehar, M.; Mekkawy, W.; McDougall, C.; Benzie, J.; Wagdy Mekkawy: 0000-0002-3991-7321; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; John Benzie: 0000-0001-9599-8683 (2021)
      Type: Journal Article
      As selective breeding programs are time-consuming and expensive, it is critical that clients preferred traits are accurately identified. This is important to achieve value for money and adoption of selectively improved ...