Gender Integration Workshop in Fish Value Chain

Guwahati, Assam, India

WorldFish, in collaboration with the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), the Directorate of Fisheries (DoF) and the ARIAS Society of the Government of Assam, are organizing a workshop on Gender Integration in Fish Value Chain from 6 to 7 February 2020, at the IIBM Guwahati, Assam, India.

The two-days workshop is financed by World Bank and facilitated by KIT's senior advisor Dr. Julie Newton, WorldFish's gender research leader, Dr. Cynthia McDougall, and senior research analyst, Surendran Rajaratnam, will promote a shared understanding of gender within the fisheries sub-component of the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation (APART) project led by WorldFish.

The event will cover topics around gender integration in terms of strengthening project deliverables and supporting the Gender Monitoring & Evaluation of the APART project, but the main focus of the workshop is to build the capabilities of the DoF & ARIAS partners to integrate gender and to leverage the impact of the WorldFish-APART Project in the region of Assam.