Climate-smart aquaculture provides a means to ensure sustainable fish supply to those who experience negative impacts of climate change. However, there has been little research on possible benefits of climatesmart aquaculture for enabling the empowerment of women who are fish farmers. This brief outlines the key findings of a study that investigated a WorldFish homestead pond intervention, which is considered a climate-smart practice. In particular, the study assessed whether this intervention acted as an enabler toward empowerment for women in two divisions in rural Bangladesh.
Can climate-smart aquaculture enable women's empowerment in rural Bangladesh?
Colgan J, McDougall C, Murray U, Spillane C, McKeown P and Hossain Md E. (2019). Can climate-smart aquaculture enable women's empowerment in rural Bangladesh? Penang, Malaysia: CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems. Program Brief: FISH-2019-11. (2019)