Interactive Webinar: Virtual Stakeholder Consultations in 3 Asian Mega-Deltas

IRRI together with WorldFish and other global partners are hosting the Virtual Stakeholder Consultations on CGIAR Research Program in 3 Mega-Deltas. As per the title, this virtual stakeholder consultation event will be separated into three unique Delta-specific themes, namely Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, Mekong Delta, and Ayeyarwady Delta, to articulate and advance a 2030 vision for the Asian Mega-Deltas.

WorldFish Bangladesh celebrates World Oceans Day: Transformative changes for ocean and marine resources conservation

To observe the World Oceans Day 2020, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and WorldFish Bangladesh jointly organised the webinar under the UN theme “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean” on Tuesday, 9 June 2020. Let’s congratulate our colleagues at WorldFish Bangladesh on their successful event in celebration of World Oceans Day 2020!

Fisheries co-management in hilsa shad sanctuaries of Bangladesh: Early experiences and implementation challenges

National fish hilsa was declining in Bangladesh. The government of Bangladesh took several measures like the establishment of sanctuaries, bans on catching of brood hilsa and its offspring jatka, and reduced the illegal gears. USAID/ECOFISH-Bangladesh project joints hand with the coastal fishing communities and stakeholders by establishing an adaptive fisheries co-management in hilsa shad sanctuaries as one of the key strategies to revitalize the once-degraded stock of hilsa shad in the Padma-Meghna riverine-coastal habitats.

Towards Resilient and Equitable Small-Scale Fisheries. Meeting Summary, 3-5 September 2019, Penang, Malaysia.

Meeting notes from the multi-stakeholder meeting in Penang, which was attended by more than 40 representatives of environmental NGOs (ENGOs), social justice NGOs, research organizations, intergovernmental organizations, fishers’ movements, fisher representative platforms and indigenous peoples.

Youth participation in small-scale fisheries, aquaculture and value chains in Africa and the Asia-Pacific

IWMI, a managing partner of FISH, conducted an assessment of youth participation in SSF, aquaculture and value chains between November 2017 and May 2018. The assessment was conducted in Africa and the Asia-Pacific, with a particular focus on the FISH focal countries of Egypt, Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia in Africa and Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar and Solomon Islands in the Asia-Pacific.

Situated transformations of women and gender relations in small-scale fisheries and communities in a globalized world

The need to uncover, interrogate, and integrate women’s contributions to fisheries in research and development has never been clearer. As coastal and fisheries management continues to look to the Sustainable Development Goals and the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication, as frameworks and mandates, gender equity and equality have become a central concern.

Women’s engagement in and outcomes from small-scale fisheries value chains in Malawi: effects of social relations

Women play an important role within small-scale fishing communities in sub-Saharan Africa through engaging in fish value chain activities and contributing to household food security and income. There is, however, little empirical information about the nature of women’s engagement in small-scale fishery value chains and the outcomes of that engagement especially in Malawi, our study country.

Sixteen years of social and ecological dynamics reveal challenges and opportunities for adaptive management in sustaining the commons

Efforts to confront the challenges of environmental change and uncertainty include attempts to adaptively manage social–ecological systems. However, critical questions remain about whether adaptive management can lead to sustainable outcomes for both ecosystems and society. Here, we make a contribution to these efforts by presenting a 16-y analysis of ecological outcomes and perceived livelihood impacts from adaptive coral reef management in Papua New Guinea.

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