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All GAF-India presentations now online

We are pleased to announce that all the slide presentations from GAF-India, held 21-24 November 2017 during the 11th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum, Kochi, India, are now available online. Check them out on this page: LINK

Dry fish market, India. Photo: Ujwala Jaykisan Patil, Maharashtra Machhimar Kruti Samiti, Maharashtra, India. Presentation in the Special Workshop on Challenges in the Implementation of the Voluntary Guidelines on Small Scale Fisheries (SSFVG) of FAO in South Asia, led by ICSF.

Thank you to Sijitha of CIFT for uploading the presentations.

Draft GAF5 Programme released!

The GAF5 Programme Sub-Committee, Chaired by Dr Nikita Gopal, has released the draft GAF5 Themes to help you prepare your abstracts, papers, posters, videos and workshops. Check out the themes on our GAF5 Themes page! They include:

  • a wide range of themes on “Experience sharing on gender inclusion in Aquaculture & Fisheries”
  • a Special Workshop on GAF 101 : Mainstreaming Gender into Aquaculture & Fisheries Education
  • a day of Focus India
  • the Special Workshop on NACA-MARKET Thematic Studies on gender in aquaculture in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam 
  • Films, videos and lots more

Visa information for GAF5 attendees

Other than Indian nationals, most people wanting to attend GAF5 (the 5th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries) will need to obtain an Indian visa. If you are planning to attend, then you will need to obtain the necessary invitation from the organizers, and provide them with relevant passport and other details.

For GAF5, The 10IFAF Chair, Dr J.K. Jena (e-mail: jkjena2@rediffmail.com) and Dr Lalit Tyagi  (e-mail: tyagilk@gmail.com), the Chair of our GAF5 Host Country Team, will assist. You should allow a minimum of 2 months to get your visa. 

You should click here to download the document for passport particular to facilitate the invitation and visa, fill it in and return it directly to Dr Jena and Dr Tyagi by e-mail. Also, please direct your visa inquiries to Dr Tyagi.