|Gender Equality: Now||
Gender inequality doesn’t make sense on any level. Promoting gender equality can reduce extreme poverty and hunger and boost shared prosperity for girls and boys, women and men, around the world.
|Reviving traditional land management in Zambia||
Canal clearing in the Barotse Floodplain has reduced the impact of flooding and opened up larger farmlands for families to grow crops and graze livestock.
|Community theatre inspires women fish retailers in Egypt||
An interactive theatre project has boosted the confidence of women fish vendors and inspired them to lobby for government recognition of their right to safely and legally sell fish.
|Training helps Bangladeshi families grow more fish, vegetables||
Twice a day Rima Mazumder tends to her carp fry, giving them the proper amount of feed, testing their water quality and watching closely to make sure they’re swimming and moving properly around her family’s aquaculture pond.
|Nutritious small fish and vegetables fight hidden hunger in Bangladesh||
Before the project, we had fish only once a week and meat only once a month,” says Tasbina Begum, a mother of two from Jogahati village in Jessore district, southern Bangladesh.
|Participating in research equips Bangladeshi women with valuable knowledge and skills||
“I was in poverty, but I overcame it through my own will and with the help of the project,” Komola Roy says proudly.
|The road to recovery after Typhoon Haiyan||
Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm ever recorded at landfall, tore through the Philippines on Nov. 8 2013, killing more than 6,000 and leaving millions without homes and livelihoods.
|Climate, Change, Water Management and Aquaculture in Malawi||
The increasing variability of climate is a challenge for small-scale farmers in Chingale, Malawi. Changing weather patterns mean that farmers are unable to fully prepare their cropping calendars for optimal harvests, and irregular rainfall is causing unpredictable crop yields. With small land sizes of less than 0.2 hectares, small-scale farmers need to make full use of their available land in order to have enough food for their families and surplus for sale. To adapt to these challenges, farmers are integrating fish farming and crop irrigation to their farming practices, which are providing extra food and income.
|Infographic: Who has the fish?||
Infographic: Who has the fish?
|Sheltered marketplaces offer security and profits for women fish retailers||
Egyptian aquaculture has seen steady growth over the last 20 years and now supplies around 65% of the fish eaten throughout the country. The industry is also a crucial source of employment, providing more than 100,000 full-time jobs.