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Few women at the top

November 2016. A recent investigation proves that women are still dramatically under-represented in the global seafood sector at responsibility level. The short review is based on the analysis of the gender identity of the leaders of the top 100 world seafood companies recorded by Undercurrent News in 2016. Leaders include members of executive and non-executive […]

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North Atlantic Seafood Forum

 January 2017. Where are the women at the North Atlantic Seafood Forum, a yearly successful gathering for top seafood managers? Over the three days event, male and female speakers are invited to present the latest development in their fields. The number of women asked to share their knowledge has always been appallingly low (4% in […]

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Study on women’s place in the French seafood industry

October 2016. During spring 2016, the French authorities launched a public tender to conduct “A diagnostic on the role and activity of women in the fisheries and aquaculture industries, including production, port activities, processing, trading and marketing”. This study was initiated under the combined influence of the European Commission which is reinforcing its gender mainstreaming […]

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The role of women in the seafood industry

May 2015. GLOBEFISH the unit in the FAO Fisheries Department responsible for information on international fish trade released a first of its kind report (#119 Globefish Report, May 2015) on “The role of women in the seafood industry”. Available here: « The role of women in the seafood industry« . One in two seafood workers is a […]

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Senegal: Experts’ blind spot

It has been widely acknowledged that Senegalese women play a crucial role in national fisheries. This is a very well-known and documented feature in the Republic of Senegal. Prior to defining the requirements for a new fishing contract with the Republic of Senegal, the EU Commission appointed consultants to evaluate the opportunities for a bilateral […]

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