Tag Archives: Gender

Fisheries Policy Advocacy Training

As part of SFMP’s effort to increase women participation in fisheries co-management decision-making process, and also improve their livelihood and well-being, capacity of women within the fisheries sector are being built to take leadership roles and be much involved in the fisheries management decision making process. In view of this Hen Mpoano organised a two-day Fisheries Policy Advocacy Training Workshop was…


Boeing Awardee

First year Masters student, Hannah Russell, has been awarded the highly competitive Boeing Fellowship to support her fieldwork in Ghana this coming fall. Russell will be working with Hen Mpoano to study food security amongst fish consumers in Takoradi, Ghana in conjunction with their ongoing Sustainable Fisheries Management Program, funded by USAID. Her fieldwork will span three months and primarily involve performing…


Women’s participation

Enhancing women’s participation in decision-making in artisanal fisheries in the Anlo Beach fishing community, Ghana Abstract We describe a participatory action research journey with the Anlo Beach fishing community, Ghana, to promote women’s participation in decision-making. It was clear from an early stage that women were absent from formal decision-making platforms, making it difficult for their livelihood and well being…