M.C. Nandeesha Photo Competition Entries and Winners

FIRST PRIZE: 002. Women’s participation in fish harvesting (From aquaculture pond Tripura, India) Vikash Kumar, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CIFRI), Barrackpore, Kolkata, 700120, India SECOND PRIZE: 010: Equal contributor: Catching fish using gill net from a river in Indian Sundarban Ranjan Manna, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata –700120 India THIRD PRIZE: 044. Women in Assam Read more about M.C. Nandeesha Photo Competition Entries and Winners[…]

4th Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha

Dr. Mudnakudu C. Nandeesha (1957-2012), who instigated many women/gender in aquaculture and fisheries initiatives, passed away on 27 December 2012. On the 4th anniversary of his passing, we pause to remember him and acknowledge his contributions on many fronts, including on gender awareness and action. Dr Nandeeshabegan his work in aquaculture research and development in Karnataka Read more about 4th Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha[…]

A Tribute to Prof MC Nandeesha (1957 – 2012)

Presented at the International course on Advanced Lessons on Fisheries and Aquaculture Economics: A Tribute to Prof. M. C. Nandeesha (1957 – 2012) held at Santander, Spain from 22 to 26 July 2013. By Piyashi DebRoy I begin with expressing my heartfelt thankfulness to Prof. Josè Fernández Polanco for having provided me with the humble opportunity Read more about A Tribute to Prof MC Nandeesha (1957 – 2012)[…]

3rd Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha

On 27th December 2012, Dr M.C. Nandeesha, who initiated the first efforts to address gender in aquaculture and fisheries in Asia, passed away. We honor his memory and achievements and hope that his legacy will continue to grow through the gender efforts of the Asian Fisheries Society and other professional and grassroots groups. In collaboration with Read more about 3rd Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha[…]

M.C. Nandeesha: High Priest of Gender Equity in Fisheries

A Tribute by Pedro Bueno, former Director General NACA He went to work in what was then called Kampuchea whose countryside was still strewn with unexploded bombs and land mines. He was young and probably cared little if he stepped on one. He promoted to a country, reeling from genocide, aquaculture development. It was for Read more about M.C. Nandeesha: High Priest of Gender Equity in Fisheries[…]

Second Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha

On 27 December 2012, we lost Dr M.C. Nandeesha, who brought awareness to the importance of women in Asian and global fisheries, and who initiated the first substantive activities to address gender inequality to the work and the considerations of the Asian Fisheries Society. Beginning with the 1990 Women in Fisheries in India Workshop, held Read more about Second Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha[…]

First Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha

“So though Nandeesh is not with us physically, his thoughts and deeds are there to guide us through these difficult times” Rajeswari Dayal B. (his loving wife) . This marks the first anniversary of the passing of our dear friend Dr Mudnakudu C. Nandeesha, who was the person who brought gender awareness to the Asian Read more about First Anniversary of Dr M.C. Nandeesha[…]

Passing of Dr M.C. Nandeesha

With deep regret, I convey the sad news that Dr M.C. Nandeesha, the inspiration for starting the Asian Fisheries Society’s Gender/Women in Fisheries/Aquaculture activities in the early 1990s, has passed away in Chennai, India. The gender and fisheries community, and others such as the fisheries education and aquaculture research and development communities, convey their sincere Read more about Passing of Dr M.C. Nandeesha[…]

SPECIAL RELEASE! Proceedings of the 1990 India Women in Fisheries Workshop

In our fields of interest, we so often  overlook what has already been done.  In fisheries and aquaculture, previous women/gender studies are often forgotten because mainstream interest in them has waxed and waned and previous studies and workshops are forgotten. In addition, many publications from before the internet age are now difficult to find and Read more about SPECIAL RELEASE! Proceedings of the 1990 India Women in Fisheries Workshop[…]