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Why gender equality matters in fisheries and aquaculture

In 2014, women accounted for about 50 percent of the workforce in fisheries and aquaculture, when the secondary elements such as processing and trading are included. This reliance is significant given that the sectors support the livelihoods of ...

Type: Story

Overcoming gender-related barriers in small-scale fisheries

Fishing is often seen as a man’s domain, meaning in developing countries that women’s contributions often go unseen and women are excluded from decisions on small-scale fisheries governance. Dr Pip Cohen, Program Leader of the Resilient Small-Scale ...

Type: Audio

Gender equity research at WorldFish

In this short interview, Dr. Blake Ratner, Director General of WorldFish, explains why gender equity research is an important part of the organization’s work to strengthen livelihoods by improving fisheries and aquaculture. ...

Type: Video

ASEAN fish production to rise policies and technology needed to ensure sustainability

A new report from WorldFish projects that fish production in ASEAN countries will reach 24% of global output by 2030. “Fish to 2050 in the ASEAN Region” says that policies to promote sustainable aquaculture expansion and law enforcement in fisheries ...

Type: Press Release

Emergency Response in Philippines: Yolanda Response and Recovery Project (Option 3 - Aquaculture and Fisheries)

In 2013, super typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) struck the Philippines. In the worst affected provinces of Leyte and Samar, over 5,500 people died and more than 1,700 people went missing. Shelters and property were washed out; and farming and ...

Type: Project

A Gendered Value Chain Analysis of Post Harvest Losses in the Barotse Floodplain, Zambia

Do women or men in the Barotse floodplain in Zambia experience higher post harvest fish losses? Why? And what’s the impact – both financially and physically to the fish? The answers to these questions, shown in this presentation, are helping WorldFish ...

Type: Online Presentation

Threatened Bangladeshi national fish target of new conservation program

Enhanced Coastal Fisheries in Bangladesh (ECOFISH BD) a new project aimed at conserving stocks of the national fish of Bangladesh, the hilsa, has been launched today at an event in the country’s capital, Dhaka. Funded by USAID and implemented by ...

Type: Press Release

Report shows commercial aquaculture can benefit poor

A new report from WorldFish shows that resource-poor Bangladeshis can participate in commercial aquaculture, challenging conventional assumptions that this was not possible. The report also highlights that more of the very poor in Bangladesh are profiting ...

Type: Press Release

Farming Waters, Changing Lives

Climate change, sea level rise, increased salinity; these are some of the challenges to development in Bangladesh. The CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems is working in Bangladesh to help small-scale fish farmers improve their lives ...

Type: Video