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Shahnaz is a role model for rural women in fish culture

Shahnaz Dewan, a former elected member of local government, lives in Adabari village in Tangail District, Bangladesh. While Shanaz was engaged in household activity and social work, her husband used traditional methods of raising Indian Major Carp in his pond and she had very little involvement in fish culture.

Transforming gender relations: Key to positive development outcomes in aquatic agricultural systems

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.

“She’s just the cleaning lady”: Reflecting on gender norms

I had just arrived at our training venue in Dhaka and watched as the manager stood at the top of the stairs, violently screaming orders at the woman rushing around to help me.

Challenges of Gender Mainstreamed Analyses and Development Interventions in the Bangladesh Delta Landscape

“Why should we bother with gender and equality within the science of poverty reduction and improved nutrition?” asked Doug Beare during a session at the Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture in Davis, California. The special session discussed ways to increase the likelihood that research will influence changes in policies, institutions and technologies.

Introduction of orange flesh sweet potato in aquatic agricultural systems value chain development

Presented by WorldFish scientist Sonia Allauca recently at the 'Value Chain Study Results Presentation and Strategy Formulation', held at the BRAC Center, Dhaka, Bangladesh, on the 12th and 13th of November, 2012. It was later presented at the 'Sweetpotato Value Chain Strategy as a core component of nutrition promotion and women enterprise development', which was held from the 11th to the 13th of February, 2013, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Women's Lived Realities in Malaysia: Socio-legal perspectives

Guest seminar presented by Prof Noraida Endut from the Women's Development Research Center (KANITA), University Sains Malaysia, 14th April, 2013.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Training equips rural women with agricultural and business skills

A training program to enhance the entrepreneurial and agriculture technology skills of a network of rural women called ‘Info Ladies’ was held this week from 26 – 28 February.

Gender a central issue for Ganges Basin Development Challenge Program

The second training session on gender for the Ganges Basin Development Challenge Program held on January 23 and 24, in Khulna, Bangladesh, reinforced the need for understanding potential and real impacts of every action or intervention on men and women.

Interviews with thought leaders: Gender transformational research in development

Following the recent transformative gender reserach dialogue, 'Building Coalitions, Creating Change', held by WorldFish in Penang, Malaysia, the dialogue participants shared their inputs in a semi formal interview.


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