Research Lead, Sierra Leone

Steven Cole is a Gender Scientist for WorldFish, leading the center’s gender transformative research in Zambia. He was part of the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems (July 2011–June 2016), where he integrated and tested gender transformative approaches in development interventions using participatory action research to achieve better, longer-lasting, and more equitable development outcomes. He will continue this research in the FISH CRP being implemented in Zambia starting in 2017. Steven is also the leader of two aquaculture/nutrition projects in northern Zambia and in Sierra Leone, as well as the designated Research Lead for Sierra Leone.