The fisheries and aquaculture sector plays a significant and growing role in providing food, nutrition, and employment to hundreds of millions of households, in particular in low-income countries. Overall, women play a crucial role throughout the fish value chains, but they are often engaged in poorly paid or unpaid work with unofficial status in the most unstable and invisible roles in the sector.
In response to deeply rooted social norms, gender transformative approaches are increasingly adopted in the fisheries and aquaculture sector to achieve long-lasting positive development outcomes for all.
To enable practitioners to effectively apply such approaches in their projects, programmes, policy dialogues and working modalities, FAO and the CGIAR GENDER Platform are hosting a webinar that will take stock of, and learn from, interventions around gender transformative approaches in the fisheries and aquaculture sector aimed at improving food security and nutrition.
This webinar is part of a series of technical learning webinars organised by FAO in the framework of the Joint Programme on Gender Transformative Approaches for Food Security and Nutrition (JP GTA) implemented by FAO, IFAD and WFP since 2019 with financial support from the European Union.