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    • Study on impacts of farmer-led research supported by civil society organizations 

      Wettasinha, C.; Waters-Bayer, A.; van Veldhuizen, L.; Quiroga, G.; Swaans, K. (2014)
      Type: Working Paper
      Decades of scientific research related to agriculture and natural resource management have brought limited benefits to smallholder farmers, including crop farmers, fishers, livestock keepers and other resource users. ...
    • Supporting gender-inclusive dialogue over natural resource management 

      Burnley, C.; Ziegenhagen, K. (2014)
      Type: Brief
      Rural households who fail to gain a voice in decisions over the management of shared forests, pasturelands, wetlands and fisheries face heightened risks to their livelihoods, particularly as competition increases between ...
    • Sustaining aquaculture by developing human capacity and enhancing opportunities for women 

      Williams, M.J.; Agbayani, R.; Bhujel, R.; Bondad-Reantaso, M.G.; Brugère, C.; Choo, P.S.; Dhont, J.; Galmiche-Tejeda, A.; Ghulam, K.; Kusakabe, K.; Little, D.; Nandeesha, M.C.; Sorgeloos, P.; Weeratunge, N.; Williams, S.; Xu. P. (2012)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Women are active participants in aquaculture supply chains, but a dearth of gender-disaggregated information hampers accurate understanding of their contribution. Research results and FAO National Aquaculture Sector Overview ...
    • Technical efficiency of small-scale aquaculture in Myanmar: Does women’s participation in decision-making matter? 

      Aung, Y.M.; Khor, L.Y.; Tran, N.; Shikuku, K.M.; Zeller, M.; Nhuong Tran: 0000-0002-1813-4571; Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku: 0000-0003-2290-074X (2021)
      Type: Journal Article
      Efficient use of inputs is crucial for sustainable aquaculture productivity growth, increased profitability, and improved livelihoods in developing countries. Studies have shown that women’s participation in decision-making ...
    • The 'Fish Trader+' model: reducing female traders' vulnerability to HIV 

      Hüsken, S.M.C.; Heck, S. (2012)
      Type: Journal Article
      Analysis from research and practice in Africa shows that fishing communities are hardly reached by HIV-related services, education, and business services, partly because of the efforts and costs involved and a lack of good ...
    • The fish trader+ model: a guide for implementation 

      Mthetwa, V.C. (2010)
      Type: Manual
      The WorldFish Center, in partnership with FAO, is implementing the regional programme "Fisheries and HIV/AIDS in Africa: investing in sustainable solutions". This programme aims at strengthening the capacity in the region ...
    • The gleaners of northwest Lingayen Gulf, Philippines 

      McManus, L.T. (1989)
      Type: Journal Article
      An account is given of gleaning activities conducted by the women in the reef flats of Bolinao and Anda, northwest Lingayen Gulf, in the Philippines in order to supplement the dwindling fishing catches of their menfolk and ...
    • The impact of gender blindness on social-ecological resilience: The case of a communal pasture in the highlands of Ethiopia 

      Aregu, L.; Darnhofer, I.; Tegegne, A.; Hoekstra, D.; Wurzinger, M. (2016)
      Type: Journal Article
      The authors studied how the failure to take into account gendered roles in the management of a communal pasture in the highlands of Ethiopia can affect the resilience of this social-ecological system. This paper integrates ...
    • The role of gender in economic activities with special reference to women's participation and empowerment in rural Bangladesh 

      Bose, M.L.; Ahmad, A.; Hossain, M (2009)
      Type: Journal Article
      Bangladesh is known as a predominantly male-dominated society with traditional and religious beliefs that restrict women’s mobility and participation in economic and social activities. This article is based on national ...
    • The Role of gender in the development and adoption of small-scale aquaculture: Case study from northeast Cambodia 

      Chea Seila; Kwasek, K.; Tsatsaros, J.; Johnstone, M.G. (2016)
      Type: Journal Article
      In Stung Treng Province north-east Cambodia, WorldFish in partnership with the Fisheries Administration (FiA) and the non-government organisation, Culture and Environment Preservation Association (CEPA), used community ...
    • The SILC+GTA facilitation manual: the Savings and Internal Lending Communities plus Gender-Transformative Approach (SILC+GTA) 

      Promundo-US; WorldFish (2016)
      Type: Manual
      The purpose of integrating a gender-transformative perspective into savings and internal lending communities (SILC) is to engage men in SILC group participation and support, and to improve gender relations and decision-making ...
    • The Social-ecological systems framework: Potential for analysing gender and social change 

      Locke, C.; Kantor, P.; Morgan, M.; Kawarazuka, N. (2014)
      Type: Brief
      This brief focuses on the potential for the social-ecological systems (SES) framework to engage with concerns about gender and social change. It specifically considers how far feminist political ecology (FPE) can address ...
    • Three lessons for gender equity in biodiversity conservation 

      Lau, J.; Jacqueline Lau: 0000-0002-0403-8423
      Type: Journal Article
      Amid a growing global agenda, biodiversity conservation has embraced gender equity as a pillar of equitable and effective practice. Gender equity has become enshrined in the global environment and development agenda through ...
    • Too big to ignore: Gender and climate change adaptation in the Lake Chilwa Basin 

      Nagoli, J.; Binauli, L.; Chijere, A.; Chiotha, S.; Joseph Nagoli: 0000-0002-8919-1397 (2018)
      Type: Book Chapter
      Various studies have illustrated how gender differences could affect ecosystembased adaptation based on gender-based preferences and perceptions, social and economic roles and institutional arrangements. However, these ...
    • Toward structural change: Gender transformative approaches 

      McDougall, C.; Badstue, L.; Mulema, A.; Fischer, G.; Najjar, D.; Pyburn, R.; ELias, M.; Joshi, D.; Vos, A.; Cynthia McDougall: 0000-0002-5606-6813; Annet Mulema: 0000-0003-4192-3939; Gundula Fischer: 0000-0002-7658-786X; Dina Najjar: 0000-0001-9156-7691; Marlene ELias: 0000-0001-8835-5348 (2020)
      Type: Book Chapter
      This chapter responds to the pressing imperative to rethink current manifestations of Gender and Development (GAD). It does so by investigating gender transformative approaches as an emerging response and potential post-GADway ...
    • 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 ...
    • Transforming aquatic agricultural systems towards gender equality: a five country review 

      Weeratunge, N.; Chiuta, T.M.; Choudhury, A.; Ferrer, A.; Hüsken, S.M.C.; Kura, Y.; Kusakabe, K.; Madzudzo, E.; Maetala, R.; Naved, R.; Schwarz, A.; Kantor, P.; Yumiko Kura: 0000-0002-1774-1943; Yumiko Kura: 0000-0002-1774-1943; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238 (2012)
      Type: Working Paper
      Aquatic agricultural systems (AAS) are systems in which the annual production dynamics of freshwater and/or coastal ecosystems contribute significantly to total household income. Improving the livelihood security and ...
    • Transforming gender relations: Key to positive development outcomes in aquatic agricultural systems 

      Kantor, P. (2013)
      Type: Brief
      The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS) is committed to improving the food security and wellbeing of poor people who depend on freshwater and coastal ecosystems for their livelihoods. AAS is ...
    • Uncovering human social networks in coping with Lake Chilwa recessions in Malawi 

      Nagoli, J.; Chiwona-Karltun, L.; Joseph Nagoli: 0000-0002-8919-1397 (2017)
      Type: Journal Article
      This paper provides an in-depth understanding of social dynamics in the form of kinship ties in matrilineal societies. It unpacks gender roles and relationships at the community level to understand how social structures, ...
    • Understanding adaptive capacity and capacity to innovate in social-ecological systems: Applying a gender lens 

      Cohen, P.J.; Lawless, S.; Dyer, M.; Morgan, M.; Saeni, E.; Teioli, H.; Kantor, P.; Philippa Cohen: 0000-0002-9987-1943 (2016)
      Type: Journal Article
      Development policy increasingly focuses on building capacities to respond to change (adaptation), and to drive change (innovation). Few studies, however, focus specifically on the social and gender differentiation of ...