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Global conference: Seeds of Change

Theme: Gender Equality Through Agricultural Research for Development

Seeds of Change Conference is an interdisciplinary gender conference for researchers and practitioners in all fields of agriculture & fisheries (including food/commodity/cash crops, subsistence/semi-subsistence sectors, supply chains, forestry, aquaculture, and water management) which is jointly funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research and University of Canberra.

WorldFish gender researchers, led by Dr. Cynthia McDougall will be participating and presenting in the conference. The following are the sessions by WorldFish gender researchers and/or funded by CRP FISH:

  • Wednesday, 2 April 2019: 9.30 am-12.25 pm

Practice Workshop 2: Developing Gender-responsive Plant and Animal Breeding Programs: Principles, methods and tools Ranjitha Puskur, Vivian Polar, Cynthia McDougall


  • Wednesday, 2 April 2019: 1.15-4.15 pm

Practice Workshop 5: Gender-Transformative Approaches in aqua/agriculture, forestry and water management Cynthia McDougall


  • Wednesday, 3 April 2019: 11.00 am-12.25 pm (Parallel Session 1)

Integrating gender in agrifood systems research: Principles, pitfalls and ways forward Julie Newton


  • Wednesday, 3 April 2019: 11.00 am-12.25 pm (Parallel Session 2)

Panel: Gender Transformative Approaches: Strategies and Emerging Evidence Afrina Choudhury, Cynthia McDougall, Ramona Ridolfi and Steven Cole


  • Wednesday, 3 April 2019: 1.30 pm-2.25 pm

Plenary Panel: A conversation with men champions of gender equality: Challenging harmful masculinities for better development outcomes Steve Cole, Surendran Rajaratnam


  • Thursday, 4 April 2019: 11.00 am-12.25 pm (Parallel Session 4)

Gender integration in small scale fisheries - The challenge of integration at scale Danika Kleiber

  • Poster: Not recognizing women actors in aquaculture: Does the private sector lose business? Zinat Hasiba



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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 to Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Empowering Women Fish Retailers (EWFIRE)

Since the 1980s, aquaculture production in Egypt has grown rapidly, adding substantially to the supply of affordable fish to domestic markets. As a result, aquaculture markets have become a strategic food sector that contributes to nutrition security and ...

Type: Project

Gender-differentiated needs and preferences of farmers for Rohu fish in Bangladesh and India

Presentation by Mamta Mehar, Mekkawy Wagdy, Cynthia McDougall and John Benzie at 7th Global Conference on Gender in Aquaculture & Fisheries (GAF7) held in Bangkok, Thailand on 18th October 2018 ...

Type: Online Presentation

Global events: International Day of Rural Women 2018

Today, people around the world are celebrating the International Day of Rural Women, which recognizes the invaluable contribution of rural women to the sustainability, food security and wellbeing of rural communities. To mark the day, we created and invite you to watch our video tribute to rural women in fisheries and aquaculture.

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Hearing, counting and empowering women: GAF7 conference showcases gender equality progress and challenges

These were the key themes that emerged from ‘Expanding the Horizons’,  the FISH-sponsored  7th Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries conference  (GAF7) in Bangkok on 18-21 October 2018. The conference brought together around 150 experts, researchers and ...

Type: Story

Special events: WorldFish celebrates International Women’s Day 2018

Find out how WorldFish is pressing for progress and transforming women’s lives—this year’s themes—in its research and offices around the world.



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Thursday, March 8, 2018

Respect: A tribute to rural women

Today, people around the world are celebrating the International Day of Rural Women, which recognizes the invaluable contribution of rural women to the sustainability, food security and wellbeing of rural communities. To mark the day, we created and ...

Type: Video

Rural Women For Sustainable Aquaculture And Fisheries Gender October 2018 ...

Type: Newsletter

CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH): Gender Strategy

As embodied by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5, gender equality and women’s empowerment are globally recognized priority development goals. The CGIAR’s alignment with these goals is embodied in its commitment to closing the gender gap and the ...

Type: Publication

CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food-Systems (FISH) in Myanmar

Myanmar is a country with central lowlands including a mega delta, ringed by steep rugged highlands. As the second-most important food after rice, fish is an essential component of the diet in Myanmar, where per capita fish consumption is high at over 25 ...

Type: Publication