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Gender & related issues

Empowering vulnerable stakeholder groups

OBJECTIVES

  • To share country experiences and best practices regarding poverty eradication and gender issues in aquatic food production
  • Increase knowledge and skills in gender analysis and gender mainstreaming in aquatic food production
  • To identify strategies to promote appropriate technologies and greater women participation for vulnerable groups in aquatic food production
  • To develop action plans towards empowering poor farmers and women in aquatic food production

ACTIVITIES

  • To share country experiences and best practices on poverty eradication by addressing the gender issues
  • Increase knowledge and skills in gender analysis and gender mainstreaming
  •  To identify strategies to promote appropriate technologies and greater participation of vulnerable stakeholder groups
  •  To develop action plans towards empowering poor farmers and women in aquatic food production
  • Map relevant ongoing research projects and report to national and international funding agencies (incl. Commission organizations)
  • To establish networking among workshop participants and facilitate new initiatives  

PARTNERS

UPM (Coordinator), WUR, UOS, NACA, HAKI, AFS, FAO