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(WNN/SD) Penang, MALAYSIA, ASIA: Productivity losses due to the agriculture ”gender gap” are straining global economies, a conference has heard. This was the consensus of gender scientists and agricultural researchers at a workshop in Malaysia that aimed to develop an agenda for gender transformative research for the agricultural sector.   The conference, held in Penang this month, was...
Research in agricultural development is highly-context specific, and partnerships at local, national, regional and international levels are essential for any organization to achieve impact at scale.   Effective partnership is central to the WorldFish-led CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agriculture Systems (AAS).  The program recognizes that many organizations are working to improve the...
A story of partnership from WorldFish and CARE, for the Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) theme P - Partnerships.   Since the 1940s, the humanitarian organization, CARE, has been a key player on the world development stage. CARE’s work ranges from the delivery of humanitarian assistance amid times of crisis, to more on-going support to build community...
Presented by Michael Phillips, Malcolm Beveridge, and Wayne Rogers at the Producer Organization workshop, held in Cairo, Egypt on the 25th of September 2012.   Producer Organizations - some WorldFish Experiences from WorldFish  
  On April 2008, an Agreement was signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM) to establish an Office of the WorldFish in the Philippines. The Agreement provides for the establishment of the WorldFish Office in the Philippines to undertake activities for research and development of aquatic and...
Dhaka, Bangladesh. October 13, 2012   The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) was observed at the weekend with a rally and seminar held at the University of Dhaka. Participating in the rally was WorldFish Bangladesh and the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation.   The theme for this years IDDR was ‘Women & Girls - the invisible force of resilience. Kevin Kamp,...

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