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    • 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 (2021)
      Type: Book Chapter
      Almost a quarter of a century after the Beijing Declaration, and with 10 years left to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, The Guardian announced the SDG Gender Index’s finding that, “Not one single country is set to ...
    • 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; 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 ...
    • Understanding the gender dimensions of adopting climate-smart smallholder aquaculture innovations 

      Morgan, M.; Choudhury, A.; Braun, M.; Beare, D.; Benedict, J.; Kantor, P.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238 (2015)
      Type: Working Paper
      This study explored how climate-smart agricultural and aquaculture innovations may lead to more successful climate adaptation efforts and enhanced resilience for both men and women in households and across communities, as ...
    • Vulnerability of female fish traders to HIV/AIDS along the fish market chain of the south-eastern arm of Lake Malawi: Analysis report 

      Kambewa, P.; Nagoli, J.; Hüsken, S.M.C. (2009)
      Type: Report
      The objectives of this study were first, to understand the market chain of fish as traded by women in the south-eastern Arm of Lake Malawi, with a specific focus on analyzing how fish is moved from the lake to the wholesale ...
    • Who says women can't fish? Stories of successful women farmers in Bangladesh and Nepal 

      WorldFish (2016)
      Type: Brochure
      This booklet present several stories of women in rural Bangladesh and Nepal who are making positive changes in their communities. The stories have been collected from a variety of projects WorldFish has been implementing ...
    • Women and fish-for-sex: transactional sex, HIV/AIDS and gender in African fisheries 

      Béné, C.; Merten, S. (2008)
      Type: Journal Article
      This paper analyzes the phenomenon of fish-for-sex in small-scale fisheries and discusses its apparent links to HIV/AIDS and transactional sex practices. The research reveals that fish-for-sex is not an anecdotal phenomenon ...
    • Women and gender participation in the fisheries sector in Lake Victoria 

      Medard, M.; Sobo, F.; Ngatunga, T.; Chirwa, S. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The paper starts with an analysis of the gender roles of women in the fisheries sector. These roles are recognized inthree stages of production: fishing, processing and marketing. Further, the paper looks at the impacts ...
    • Women do fish: a case study on gender and the fishing industry in Sierra Leone 

      Browne, P.B. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Sierra Leone is one of the few countries with comprehensive legislation on fisheries and a special Fisheries Division established under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The focus of the legislation and the government ...
    • Women Employment in Integrated Gher (Rice-Fish-Vegetable) Farming 

      Haque, M. (2022-07-08)
      Type: Video
      The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish activity “Harnessing Machine Learning to Estimate Aquaculture Production and Value Chain Performance in Bangladesh” has developed a series of videos sharing innovative technologies ...
    • Women empowerment through sharing household responsibilities 

      Hossain, M. (2021)
      Type: Poster
      Sharing household activities with men can enhance the process of women's empowerment.
    • Women have nothing to do with fish, or do they? 

      Schwarz, A.M. (2012)
      Type: Journal Article
      Women are not well represented in what might be considered conventional places of power and authority. This is the second installment of a three-part series of blogs about the challenges that face the people of Malaita in ...
    • Women in African artisanal fisheries: when will they receive the attention they deserve? 

      Nauen, C.E. (1989)
      Type: Journal Article
      A discussion is presented on the role played by women in artisanal fisheries in Africa, considering in particular their role in post-harvest activities. Although there are great differences from one country to another, t ...
    • Women in aquaculture: initiatives of Caritas Bangladesh 

      Shelly, A.B.; Costa, M.D. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      In Bangladesh, women have proven to be competent in adopting aquaculture technologies, despite the fact that their role in aquaculture growth has not been sufficiently recognized and remains inadequately addressed. To ...
    • Women in fisheries activities of the Asian Fisheries Society - have they been able to make an impact? 

      Nandeesha, M.C.; Tech, E. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The initiative of the Partnership for Development in Kampuchea (PADEK), in organizing a National Symposium on Women in Fisheries in Cambodia in 1994, received overwhelming support from the Government of Cambodia. This ...
    • Women in fisheries in Asia 

      Siason, I.; Tech, E.; Matics, K.I.; Choo, P.S.; Shariff, M.; Heruwati, E.S.; Susilowati, T.; Miki, N.; Shelly, A.B.; Rajabharshi, K.G.; Ranjit, R.; Siriwardena, P.P.G.N.; Nandeesha, M.C.; Sunderarajan, M. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The paper will present a picture of the situation and role of women in fisheries in the Asian region. Country/sub-Asia regional profiles of women in fisheries are expected from clusters in: South Asia (to include India, ...
    • Women in fisheries in Latin America 

      Pereira, G. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Latin American governments are not sufficiently aware of the problems of women in fisheries. Therefore, they have not invested sufficient human or financial resources to respond to the needs of women in fisheries. In cases ...