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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rural women in fishing communities: CIRDAP's action programme 

      Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (1989)
      Type: Journal Article
      An examination is made of the activities of the research project "Rural women in fishing communities" in Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. The project sought to develop a model of participatory data collection ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fisheries development programs and women 

      King, H. (1989)
      Type: Journal Article
      A brief examination is made of development programmes aimed at improving the status of women in fisheries, with particular reference to the Bay of Bengal Programme. Activities of this programme have included instruction ...
    • Rural women in aquaculture: Bangladesh 

      Gupta, M.V. (1990)
      Type: Journal Article
      This essay told the story of a Bangladesh woman in using integrated small-scale aquaculture technology on her small plot of pond in improving her family's livelihoods.
    • Households, agroecosystems and rural resources management: a guidebook for broadening the concepts of gender and farming systems 

      Lightfoot, C.; Feldman, S.; Abedin, M.Z. (1991)
      Type: Brief
      Scientists working to provide farmers with new technologies often have a narrow view of the farming systems in which their technologies must fit. Conventional stereotypes also govern their views on gender. The exercises ...
    • Role of women in small-scale aquaculture development in southeastern Cambodia 

      Nandeesha, M.C.; Nagan Heng; Kuong Yun (1994)
      Type: Journal Article
      In Cambodia, women make up more than 65% of the adult population. They play a most important role in all spheres of social and economic activities. A recent investigation has shown that in small scale aquaculture, women ...
    • Determinants of women's economic participation in the small-scale fisheries sector, Peninsular Malaysia 

      Yahaya, J. (1994)
      Type: Journal Article
      This paper specifically examines the main determinants of women participation in income-earning activities in Peninsular Malaysian small scale fisheries.
    • Role of women in Indian shrimp farming 

      Gopalakrishnan, A. (1996)
      Type: Journal Article
      Women in India are involved in various facets of shrimp (Penaeus monodon; Penaeus indicus) farming, including pond construction, seed collection, collection of feed materials and preparation of feeds, pond maintenance and ...
    • Hogar familiar, agroecosistema y manejo de recursos rurales: un manual para ampliar los conceptos que se tienen de genero y sistemas de produccion 

      Lightfoot, C.; Feldman, S.; Abedin, M.Z. (1996)
      Type: Brief
      Este manual intenta ampliar la manera de pensar en genero y sistemas de produccion. Estos conceptos se exploran para ampliar el entendimiento de las complejas relaciones que encierran los hogares y agroecosistemas, y la ...
    • Foyers ruraux, ecosystemes agricoles et gestion des ressources rurales: un guide pour elargir nos conceptions de la sexospecificite et des systemes d'exploitation 

      Lightfoot, C.; Feldman, S.; Abedin, M.Z. (1997)
      Type: Brief
      The guidebook attempts to broaden thinking about gender and farming systems. These concepts are explored to widen understanding of the complex relationships that comprise households, agroecosystems and the way rural ...
    • 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 ...
    • Common and private property linkages in the low-land forest fishery farming systems of Cambodia 

      Shams, N.; Ahmed, M. (2000)
      Type: Journal Article
      The majority of the population of north west Cambodia is dependent on subsistence farming foraging systems. Forests, fishery and farming are the main resource bases. The self-sustaining peasant type households draw their ...
    • 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 ...
    • Alternative livelihoods in a coastal village 

      Asong, R.H.; Mabunay, Ma. L.; Aure, D.; Seraspe, E.; Braganza, R.; Corda, D.E. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      This study presents a gendered case study of landless and low-income dwellers in a coastal community whose lives depend not only on fishing but a variety of income-generating activities. It looks into the possibilities of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Working wives in Philippine coastal fisheries 

      Banez-Sumagaysay, M. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The decision to work is ultimately a decision on how to spend time; the choice being based on a comparison of the gains derived from market opportunities and the benefits of staying at home. Once in the labor force, the ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...