Environmental justice in coastal systems: Perspectives from communities confronting change

Life in the Pacific is characterised by interconnected, fast and slow socio-ecological change. These changes inevitably involve navigating questions of justice, as they shift who benefits from, owns, and governs resources, and whose claims and rights are recognized. Thus, greater understanding of perceptions of environmental justice within communities will be crucial to support fair adaptation. We contend that an environmental justice approach offers a theoretical foundation to help illuminate key concerns and trade-offs as communities navigate global change.

Experiences in Implementing Gender Transformative Approaches in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector for Food Security and Nutrition

A webinar exploring gender-equitable solutions for a more inclusive and resilient aquatic food systems.

Date: Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Time: 17:30-19:00 (UTC+8)

Following the week after the 2021 International Women’s Day, gender research leaders will come together to discuss innovative solutions for addressing gender disparity issues in food systems value chains. 

Illuminating Hidden Harvests: The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development

This brief provides an update on the status of the Illuminating Hidden Harvests (IHH) study and shares emerging insights on the need for better data collection and analysis, and additional monitoring capacity to improve our collective understanding of small-scale fisheries. This is critical to increasing government attention and improving policy responses and outcomes for the sector.

 

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