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Catfish farming provides more than food for Cambodian families

Surrounded by lush rice fields on the banks of the Mekong River is the quiet village of Koh Khorndin in Cambodia’s Stung Treng province. Home to around 100 families, the people of Koh Khorndin make a living from aquatic agricultural systems, catching wild ...

Type: Story

Giving women a voice in Ghana’s coastal resource management

For centuries the vibrant coastal communities of Ghana’s Western Region have relied on wild caught fish from the once fertile waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Today, fish remains a staple food for even the poorest in these communities and is critical to ...

Type: Story

Cyclone-resistant house provides food, income and shelter in Bangladesh

Cyclones frequently hit southern Bangladesh, where more than half the population lives in poverty, and are predicted to increase in both occurrence and severity with climate change. What turns these cyclones, storm surges and floods into disasters is that ...

Type: Story

Animation highlights need to tackle gender norms

Launched on International Rural Women’s Day, a new animation from WorldFish, highlights how a gender transformative approach can influence social norms to strengthen women’s ability to access and control resources and services and ultimately their ...

Type: Press Release

Gender Equality: Now

Gender inequality doesn’t make sense on any level. Promoting gender equality can reduce extreme poverty and hunger and boost shared prosperity for girls and boys, women and men, around the world. Gender Gender Global ...

Type: Video

Theatre workshops help Egyptian women fish retailers lobby for their rights

Women fish retailers in Egypt are often forced to pay unofficial fees for their roadside market stalls. Exposure to the elements affects the women’s health and causes their produce to spoil, limiting their income. An interactive theatre project has helped ...

Type: Video

WorldFish E-Newsletter, April 2014

http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=2008cf65a0e14eb21385a7e20&id=5a0cec2a68 Gender Global April 2014 Celebrating women in agriculture ...

Type: Newsletter

International Women's Day: Inspiring Change

Globally, more than 600 million women are small-scale farmers and landless workers. WorldFish endeavors to integrate gender concerns in agricultural development and support small-scale women farmers. In this video, twelve women from around the world share ...

Type: Video

Community action for a future in Zambia

The people of Zambia’s Barotse Floodplain depend on fishing and farming for their food and income. However, destructive fishing methods that use chemicals and mosquito nets are damaging habitats and reducing wild fish stocks. ...

Type: Video

Dark Waters in Bangladesh

Depleted fish stocks are forcing Bangladeshi fisherman further out to sea in search of their next catch. For families like Anita Bishaash’s, this means more time apart and a greater struggle to cover household expenses. ...

Type: Video

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