Field Notes: Bangladesh in times of COVID-19. Impacts on aquaculture and fisheries

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Biponibag, a retail fish market in Chandpur city, Bangladesh, has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. Fish availability reduced and so as the numbers of buyers. Most small scale fish sellers are using face masks. Photo by Kingkar Shaha, Worldfish.

In this series of blogs, experts from WorldFish’s focal countries share their personal insights on the impacts of COVID-19 on fishing, aquaculture, and everyday life.

In part 2 of this blog, our expert panel Dr. Mohammad Mahfujul Haque, Dr. Abdullah-Al … Read the rest

Can Egypt’s fish markets empower women and men retailers equally? Prospects for change and barriers to success

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Women fish retailer cleaning fish at Sayda Nafissa market, Aswan city, Egypt. Photo by Sara Fouad.

Prospects for change and barriers to success

Unless gender inequalities in food systems are recognized and addressed, nutrition security and poverty reduction will suffer. Yet historically, women have been little recognized in national data, policy, or programming relating to fish … Read the rest