Pond polyculture: Disrupting gender and cultural norms in Luwingu, Northern Province, Zambia

Ben Wismen -

Lulu and Muleya training providing training to women by her pond in Luwingu, Northern Province, Zambia. Photo by Kendra Byrd.

“I was called the white devil,” laments Lucinda ‘Lulu’ Middleton as we talked about her experience of working in the rural area of Luwingu in the Northern Province of Zambia. “For weeks, Muleya had to lead the conversation and discussions … Read the rest

Gender researchers highlight approaches to achieving equal opportunities

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Gender transformative approaches deliver greater impacts for the sustainable livelihoods of women and men in aquatic food systems. Photo by Habibul Haque.

Gender transformative approaches (GTAs) are a WorldFish-pioneered innovation that has been in continuous development since 2012. Known as a set of ‘processes,’ they are used to tackle the root causes of gender inequalities, going beyond ‘business as usual’ to understand, … Read the rest