Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Training Department (SEAFDEC/TD)

SEAFDEC ORGANIZES WORKSHOP ON GENDER EQUITY AND SOCIAL WELL-BEING IN FISHERIES COMMUNITIES

The SEAFDEC Training Department (TD) in collaboration with the SEAFDEC Secretariat with funding supported by SEAFDEC-Sweden Project organized “The Expert Consultation Workshop on Guidance to Monitoring and Evaluation of Gender Equity and Social Well-being in Fisheries Communities” from 8 to 10 August 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. There were a total of 28 participants from SEAFDEC Member Countries, SEAFDEC Gender Working Team and regional organizations and partners such as Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), USAID Oceans Project, Mekong River Commission (MRC), Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF), Learning Institute (LI), CORIN-Asia Cambodia, Asian Institute Technology (AIT). participated in this Workshop. The sharing of information and experiences on challenges in implementing policies to support the integration of gender aspect through discussion to identify the indicators for monitoring and evaluation of progress in the support to gender balanced, gender equity and social well-being in fisheries communities were conducted. At the end, the Workshop came up with 1) updated information of the existing monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of gender activities in fisheries projects, 2) reference guidance paper to provide guidance on monitoring and evaluation processes to assess gender equity and social well-being in fisheries communities, and 3) an informal network among partners established to share experiences and methods to assess progress in social well-being and integration of gender aspects. The SEAFDEC-Sweden Project recognized the importance and significance of providing support to gender mainstreaming through experiences gained in cooperation with the SEAFDEC Secretariat, SEAFDEC Departments, Member Countries and various stakeholders at multiple levels.

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