CRC’s Torell to Address Women in Fisheries Management at CI March 22

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Artisanal fishing vessels in Tema, Ghana. (credit: Carol McCarthy/CRC)
Artisanal fishing vessels in Tema, Ghana. (credit: Carol McCarthy/CRC)

CRC’s Director of International Programs, Dr. Elin Torell, will give a brown-bag presentation at Conservation International in Arlington, Va., on “Strengthening Women’s Participation in Fisheries Management: Lessons from Ghana” on Tuesday, March 22, from noon to 1 p.m.

She will discuss the center’s involvement in the USAID/Ghana Sustainable Fisheries Management Project, which supports Ghana’s fisheries development policies and objectives. Within this project, CRC works to ensure that the interests of both women and men are represented in fisheries co-management. The presentation will highlight CRC’s gender work, which has included a detailed gender analysis focuses on the fisheries sector and value chain and the implementation of a gender mainstreaming strategy.

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