Shining a Light on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries

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31 May 2011 -
More than 30 years after the 1979 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), discrimination on the basis of gender and its consequences for society is still struggling for mainstream attention especially in aquaculture and fisheries. FAOís 2010/11 flagship report on the State of Food and Agriculture highlighted the gender gap in agriculture and estimated that raising womenís farm productivity by 20-30% could lift 100-150 million people out of poverty. 9th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum at Shanghai Ocean University from 21 to 23 April 2011.
Author: Anon
Organizer: Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries for the Asian Fisheries Society

Related Topics: Fisheries and Aquaculture