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  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,...
Despite decades of agricultural research and development efforts, the challenges of poverty and hunger persist. Experts now recognize that effectively integrating gender issues in such projects will help to improve food security, wellbeing and equity.   WorldFish, the organization leading the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (AAS), hosted a group of renowned...
Presented by Doug Beare at the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystems (BBLME) Project, Regional Policy Workshop, held from the 2nd of to the 5th of October, 2012.   Linking research and policy in fisheries and aquaculture: recommendations from WorldFish from WorldFish  
  Last week, the Building Coalitions, Creating Change workshop brought together donors, researchers and practitioners on gender and development to discuss a gender transformative approach to agricultural research in development (a recent Expiscor blog post explains this idea in more detail). The workshop was a major step forward, with participants giving us the benefit of their...
In a previous Expiscor blog post WorldFish Director General Stephen Hall laid out the rationale for adopting a gender transformative approach that goes beyond just considering the symptoms of gender disparity, and addresses the social norms and attitudes that lie behind them. The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems has placed a transformative approach at the heart of its...

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