Gender Integration Workshop in Fish Value Chain
Guwahati, Assam, India
WorldFish, in collaboration with Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), the Directorate of Fisheries and the ARIAS Society of the Government of Assam, India organized a workshop on Gender Integration in Fish Value Chain from 6 to 7 February 2020, at the IIBM Guwahati, Assam, India.
The two-days workshop financed by World Bank and facilitated by KIT’s senior advisor Dr. Julie Newton, WorldFish’s gender research leader, Dr. Cynthia McDougall, and senior research analyst, Surendran Rajaratnam, promoted a shared understanding of gender within the fisheries sub-component of theAssam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation (APART) project led by WorldFish.
The event covered topics around gender integration in terms of strengthening project deliverables and supporting the Gender Monitoring & Evaluation of the APART project, but the main focus of the workshop was to build the capabilities of the DoF & ARIAS partners to integrate gender and to leverage the impact of the WorldFish-APART Project in the region of Assam.