In the FAO-Spain Regional Fisheries Livelihood Program for South and Southeast Asia, the August Newsletter (download newsletter) contains several stories that highlight support for fishing community development, with strong participation by women.
Gender (p. 6): Mainstreaming gender in fisheries in the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Viet Nam
Post Harvest (p.5):
– Timor Leste fishers to form National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives
– Meet the champions! Products offering best value potential picked in the Philippines
– Over 900 Cambodian fishers and vendors trained in hygienic fish processing
Microfinance (p 6): Financial literacy training for fishers