GAF6 (3-7 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand)
AquaFish Innovation Lab has a long-standing commitment to create meaningful opportunities for men and women in the aquaculture and fisheries sector throughout the world. In a commitment to foster the exchange and dissemination of ideas on gender in aquaculture, AquaFish served as a Platinum sponsor for the 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF6).
The symposium was well attended by AquaFish project partners and colleagues from Nepal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Thailand, China, Burma, Cambodia, US, Philippines, and Indonesia, whose work was highlighted among the many excellent presentations at GAF and AFAF.
Presentations from the event can be seen here.
FishAdapt: Global Conference on Climate Change Adaptation for Fisheries and Aquaculture (8-10 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand)
AwF WoM August 2016 by Roy Palmer
Seafood Industry and Social Development Conference (21-22 September 2015, Maryland, USA)
Brief report on the Proceedings by Arlene Nietes Satapornvanit
WA15 (Jeju, May 2015)
- Hye-Kyung Choa: For the preservation of memories Jeju Haenyeo have left
- Seungmok Ha: Relationship of site-specific maximum sustainable yield of Turban Shell Batillus /cornutus with algal standing stock biomass along the coast of Jeju Island, Korea
- Jin Yeong Kim: Fisherwomen’s contribution to the small scale fisheries in Korea
- Arlene Satapornvanit: A preliminary assessment of gender in aquaculture in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam
- Arlene Satapornvanit: Women’s involvement in selected aquaculture value chains in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam
- Zumilah Zainalaludin: Gender and Aquaculture: Key research areas for future study
- Anna Mercy: Sustainability of Women entrepreneurs in ornamental fish culture at Kumbalam Panchayat, Ernakulam District, Kerala State, India
- Panel and Woman of the Month Awards
Below is a presentation made in another session at the Conference.
- Young-jin Park: The Status of Abalone Cage Culture and Roles of Women to the Industry in Wando, Jeonnam Province, Korea
AA15 (New Orleans, February 2015)
The following presentations were given at the Women in Aquaculture session at the World Aquaculture Society conference in New Orleans.
- Roy Palmer: Focus on Gender – plus poem by Maya Angelou
- Carole Engle: One woman’s perspective on gender in aquaculture
- Jesse Trushenski: A conversation with women beginning their careers in aquaculture and allied fields
GAF5 (Lucknow, 12-15th November 2014)
Summary – AwF’s Women’s Network involvement in GAF5
The following five members from the AwF Women’s Network presented at the 5th Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF5) symposium in Lucknow, India as part of the 10th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (10IFAF) of the Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch.
- Arlene Nietes Satapornvanit: Thematic Studies on Gender in Aquaculture in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, and Vietnam
Gender integration for sustainable aquaculture practices in Southeast Asia
- Chloe English: Joining the Dots – Bring Together Strategy, Women and Men to Address Gender Issues in Aquaculture
- Marie Christine Monfort: Why an International Women Network in the Seafood Industry is Important
- Bibha Kumari: Decreasing trend in Participation of Women in Fish Marketing in Patna, Bihar
- Meryl Williams (special guest and coordinator of GAF): Plenary talk. The AFS journey to Gender Equality in Aquaculture and Fisheries. Meryl also ran a workshop, Gender Aquaculture and Fisheries Writing Workshop
Prize winner Best Paper, Highly commended Bibha Kumari from Department of Environment and Water Management, A. N. College, Patna, Bihar, India (Congratulations Bibha!)
Overall the symposium involved 50 participants and involved
- 21 oral presentations, including 8 in the Focus India sessions
- 3 special workshops, including one with 7 oral presentations
- 6 films and videos
- 1 panel discussion comprised of 3 speakers and audience discussion
- 9 posters
- 1 meeting