Experiences in Implementing Gender Transformative Approaches in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector for Food Security and Nutrition

A webinar exploring gender-equitable solutions for a more inclusive and resilient aquatic food systems.

Date: Tuesday, 16 March 2021

Time: 17:30-19:00 (UTC+8)

Following the week after the 2021 International Women’s Day, gender research leaders will come together to discuss innovative solutions for addressing gender disparity issues in food systems value chains. 

Nearshore fish aggregating devices (FADs): A technology to boost fisheries production and combat malnutrition in Timor-Leste

Benefits of artisanal nearshore FADs in Timor-Leste • Food production and nutrition security: FADs provide an opportunity to increase the sustainable production of nutrient-rich food in Timor-Leste to combat chronic malnutrition. • Coastal resource management: FADS transfer fishing effort from the reef to the pelagic zone. • Climate change adaptation: FADS act as a food security buffer against socioeconomic and climate shocks, and they increase the resilience of coral reef ecosystems.

Small Low-cost Fish: From Bait to Plate

An event to map the social economy of dried fish in South and Southeast Asia for enhanced nutrition and wellbeing. 

Date: Monday-Tuesday, 15-16 February 2021

Time: 16:30 (UTC+8)

In line with 2025 global nutrition targets, the Global Nutrition Report 2020 made a global call to accelerate efforts in improving food security and nutrition and strengthened the resilience of food systems value chains in low-and middle- income countries. 

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