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Rachel Kyte, Chair of the CGIAR Fund Council and World Bank Vice Presicent of Sustainable Development, sends a video message to the Building Coalitions, Creating Change workshop to highlight gender disparities in agricultural development. "Globally, only 10-20% of land owners are women, and in many countries that number is even lower. Female farmers tend to have smaller plots with poorer soils...
I believe a gender transformative approach is key if WorldFish is to achieve the development impacts it is looking for – but what is it and how will it affect our organizational culture?   I was recently asked by a member of WorldFish staff if I would share on film why we have placed a gender transformative approach at the center of our efforts to achieve development impact. Of course, that...
Despite decades of agricultural research and development efforts, the challenges of poverty and hunger persist. There is a growing recognition that integrating gender issues effectively in such efforts will help to improve food security, wellbeing and equity.   Effective gender integration requires actions that foster gender equality in access to resources, and that help communities to...
The Director General of WorldFish, Steve Hall and Patrick Dugan, Director of the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems share a candid conversation on gender research.     Related links: Gender research workshop - Building Coalitions, Creating Change
The CPWF Ganges Basin Development Challenge Program’s first gender training session proved to be an enlightening experience for the 13 participants in Dhaka, Bangladesh   Held on 11 - 12 September, the training session featured plenty of interactive discussions and debates, as participants from G1 to G5 related the concepts and issues to their own personal lives, and the people they work...
Blogged: Evolving solutions for new horizons: Reflections on a conversation   Stephen reflects on the outcomes of Seaweb’s 10th International Seafood Summit, that was held in Hong Kong from September 5-8, 2012   I was recently fortunate enough to attend Seaweb’s 10th International Seafood Summit in Hong Kong. Fortunate for two reasons. First, because I had the honor of addressing the...
  The staff at WorldFish’s Egypt offices were recently awarded the “Special Award from the Board of Trustees” in recognition of their dedication and commitment to maintaining the operations of WorldFish in Egypt, despite the turbulent social and political environment during 2011.   WorldFish has invested in aquaculture research in Egypt for more than 20 years, and the ongoing work of all...
Untapped potential for sustainability: innovation in the Asian aquaculture industry – a WorldFish perspective from WorldFish  
WorldFish Experiences and Perspectives - Impact investing in small-scale aquaculture enterprise from WorldFish  

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