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.
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Market vendor selling seagrapes (Caulerpa racemosa) in Suva. Photo: SPC WIF 27.
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s 27th Women in Fisheries Information Bulletin features several in-depth reports on women in Fiji fisheries and rural communities, and a one on women in Solomon Island fisheries. In addition, several news items are carried.
The whole issue or individual articles can be found at this link.
Inside issue #27
- Supply chain and marketing of seagrapes, Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskaål) J. Agardh (Chlorophyta: Caulerpaceae) in Fiji by Cherie Morris and Shirleen Bala
- Changing patterns in household membership, changing economic activities and roles of men and women in Matokana Village, Onoilau, Fiji by Veikila Vuki
- Gender issues in culture, agriculture and fisheries in Fiji by Veikila C. Vuki and Aliti Vunisea
- The participation of women in fishing activities in Fiji by Aliti Vunisea
- Toward gender-equitable fisheries management in Solomon Islands by Olha Krushelnytska
- True gender champion recognised
- Veikila Vuki: Cultivating the sharing of information on aqua women
Posted in Fiji, Fish post-harvest, Fisheries, Gender, Men, Natural resource management, Pacific, Pacific, Oceania, Regional, Seaweed, Solomon Islands, SPC, Value chain analysis, Veikila Vuki, Women
The Boring Road Crossing fish market in Patna, India. The number of women fish vendors has declined substantially. Photo: Bibha Kumar, from Yemaya 49 p. 5.
The July 2015 issue of Yemaya (from the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers) highlights the experiences of women in fish trade and support industries. The editor, Nilanjana Biswas, concludes that the evidence is that women are being ‘ousted from local markets’, typically ending up in more dangerous, less lucrative substandard sites.
Read the Editorial and stories.
- Perched on the brink of survival by Modesta Medard (Tanzania)
- Receding waters, vanishing trades by Bibha Kumar (India)
- Banking on closure by Lorna Slade (Tanzania)
- Guatemala’s comprehensive policy on gender equality by Ramya Rajagopalan
- A couple of champions! by Cornelia Quist (Netherlands)
- Profile: Fisher of the year – Anna Ramirez (Bolivia)
- Making women matter by Nilanjana Biswas
- Q & A Interview with Lakshmi Murthy, seaweed harvester Tamil Nadu
- Yemaya recommends: Globefish report “Role of Women in the Seafood Industry”
- Plus Yemaya Mama (cartoon, What’s new Webby?
Download the whole issue or any individial article at here.
Posted in Bolivia, FAO, UN Women, World Bank, IFAD, UNIDO and other multilateral, Fish post-harvest, ICSF, India, Seaweed, Tamil Nadu, Tanzania
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