Presentations and Reports

GAF6 (3-7 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand)

GAF organizers, from left: Drs Hillary Egna, Meryl Williams, Amonrat Sermwatanakul, and Nikita Gopal

GAF organizers, from left: Drs Hillary Egna, Meryl Williams, Amonrat Sermwatanakul, and Nikita Gopal

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.

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FishAdapt: Global Conference on Climate Change Adaptation for Fisheries and Aquaculture (8-10 August 2016, Bangkok, Thailand)

AwF WoM August 2016 by Roy Palmer

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Seafood Industry and Social Development Conference (21-22 September 2015, Maryland, USA)

Brief report on the Proceedings by Arlene Nietes Satapornvanit

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WA15 (Jeju, May 2015)

The following presentations were given at the Aqua/Fisheries Women session at the World Aquaculture Society conference in Jeju Island, South Korea.2015-05-27 16.34.28

Below is a presentation made in another session at the Conference.

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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.

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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.

Bibha Kumari, Dr P.S.B.R. James

Bibha Kumari, Dr P.S.B.R. James

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