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This booklet presents stories of women fish retailers in the governorates of Kafr El-Sheikh (Lower Egypt) and Fayoum (Upper Egypt). The livelihoods of these women retailers were supported by several market interventions implemented under the Sustainable Transformation of Egypt’s Aquaculture Market System (STREAMS) project.

As embodied by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5, gender equality and women’s empowerment are globally recognized priority development goals. The CGIAR’s alignment with these goals is embodied in its commitment to closing the gender gap and the indication that CGIAR goals contribute ‘strongly’to SDG 5. The CGIAR Research Program (CRP) on Fish Agri-Food Systems (FISH) similarly embodies these goals and commitment, as outlined in this Gender Strategy.

En 2012, la FAO, la Banque mondiale et WorldFish ont publié une étude Hidden Harvest: The global contribution of capture fisheries. Pour soutenir la dynamique croissante de mise en oeuvre des Directives SSF, et en réponse aux Objectifs de développement durable, la FAO, WorldFish et l’Université Duke travaillent en partenariat avec des experts du monde entier pour revisiter et développer la problématique à partir de cette première étude Hidden Harvest.

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