Because of sustainable fisheries management would like to see livelihood viability and abundance of fisheries resources. Therefore, gender integration should be considered in the fisheries development project.

Fisheries Sector

  • Food security
  • Income generation
  • Livelihoods depending on the sector
  • Capture fisheries
  • Post harvest and marketing
  • Small scale fisheries
  • Poverty and vulnerability
  • Half of people employed in SSF are women

Gender and Fisheries

  • Sector traditionally consider a male domain for management
  • Focus on resource production
  • Lack of a value chain approach
  • Lack of sex disaggregated data