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ARF-2 factsheet: Inland fisheries Benin
June 12, 2019Research project
ARF-2 factsheet: Inland fisheries Benin

Please download the factsheet with final findings of this Applied Research Fund Call 2 project. »

Innovation for Seafood Sustainability and Nutrient Security in Southeast Asia
May 13, 2019Research project
Innovation for Seafood Sustainability and Nutrient Security in Southeast Asia

During a special session on Sustainable Sea-Food Security last April at the 12th Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum, partners of four NWO-WOTRO funded GCP projects and one ARF project discussed with stakeholders of the fisheries and aquaculture sector from policy and practice. The session had three goals: (1) Knowledge exchange between the NWO-WOTRO funded projects working on the seafood value chain, (2) Exchange with stakeholders of the sector who are not related to the project, (3) identification of constraints to inclusion of small farmers and fishers in development. »

April 10, 2019Knowledge Portal
Sustainable aquaculture developments in Kenya

The first report provides an overview of how the Kenyan aquaculture sector performs in three analytical domains: the robustness of the supply chain, the reliability of institutional governance and the resilience of the innovation system. Another report compared the successful commercial aquaculture sector in Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana resulting in lessons for Kenya. »

Whose sea is it anyway
February 4, 2019Research project
Whose sea is it anyway

The article “Whose sea is it anyway” was published in the State of India’s Environment 2019 report by Dr. Joeri Scholtens and Prof. Amalendu Jyotishi of the GCP project Fish4Food, and describes how India’s fisheries are passing through a critical phase where the relation between production, livelihood and consumption reflects various trends of concern. »

Governing Sustainable Seafood
February 4, 2019Research project
Governing Sustainable Seafood

Simon R. Bush and Peter Oosterveer of the research team of the GCP project SUPERSEAS have published a new book “Governing Sustainable Seafood”. The book explores the rise of social movements through environmental NGOs, the nature and perceived limits of government regulation within and beyond the state, and the promise of market-based approaches such as ecolabelling. »

January 17, 2019Knowledge Portal
Gendered ownership of aquaculture resources: Insights from two villages in Bangladesh

This brief uses a gender lens to understand the nuanced gaps, perceptions and practices of ownership in aquaculture in Bangladesh. In Bangladesh, however, there remains a large gendered gap in asset ownership. Ownership is perceived and experienced differently by men and women: women more often experience psychological ownership while men more frequently claim legal ownership »