Emerging scientist: Danika Kleiber
In the latest instalment of our emerging scientist series, Research Fellow Danika Kleiber tells us why she's excited about her collaborative work with gender and fisheries researchers to develop capacity and capability indicators for national fisheries agencies – and how these will help to integrate gender in fisheries management and research.
Understanding the lives of small-scale fishers: A field visit experience
“The trawlers are stealing our fish. They should not be allowed to fish in the territory allotted to small-scale fishers. Otherwise we will be forced to quit this job.” Following the week-long Multi-Stakeholder Information and Communications (MuSIC) workshop, which aimed to facilitate greater sharing of information, research and policy work on small-scale fisheries, four of the participants filed this report about their field visit to Teluk Bahang fishing village in Penang, Malaysia.
Global study on small-scale fisheries to provide vital knowledge, recognizes UN food report
The FISH-supported Illuminating Hidden Harvests study, due out in 2020, will provide critical knowledge and information on small-scale fisheries globally, informing the way forward for sustainable development of the sector. This vital contribution was acknowledged in the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food report released on 25 January 2019.
Illuminating Hidden Harvests
Research to raise awareness of small-scale fisheries Vital for food and livelihoods Small-scale fisheries provide livelihoods for millions of people, essential nutrition to billions and contribute substantially to household, local and national economies and economic growth. Yet, many small-scale...
Gender research and the road to an inclusive and equitable blue future: Five questions with Dr. Cynthia McDougall
The world began celebrating International Women’s Day in 1975 when the United Nations designated 8 March for this purpose. Since then, many things have improved but much remains to be done to achieve equal rights for both men and women. From grassroots activism to global action, we are entering an...
Emerging scientist: Afrina Choudhury
As a global leader in fisheries and aquaculture research, science is at the forefront of our work. In this new series, we profile our emerging scientists, early career research talents who are already making a significant contribution to fisheries and aquaculture knowledge. Here, we talk to Afrina Choudhury, a Senior Gender Specialist and recently elected Chair of the Bangladesh National Gender Working Group.