Promoting women’s engagement in aquac ulture produc tion:Does it always lead to hous ehold food and nutrition s ec urity? ...
C lic k to ad d title•   Food availability ≠ Food security•   Food Security ≠ Nutrition Security•   Good nutrition = f (fo...
Source: Andersen 2011            Making a difference in the lives of the poor
fis h an d n u tritio n•   fish provide about 20 % of animal protein globally to about 2.6 billion people –    more than 3...
market                     prices and                      demand                                               time and  ...
n e e d e d ..•   development of time and labour saving technologies•   nutritional education and behavioural change•   tr...
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Promoting women's engagement in aquaculture production: Does it always lead to household food and nutrition security? Ranjitha Puskur and Shakuntala Thilstead present at the Global Conference on Women in Agriculture (GCWA), New Delhi, India. March 14, 2012.

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Promoting women's engagement in aquaculture production: Does it always lead to household food and nutrition security?

  1. 1. Promoting women’s engagement in aquac ulture produc tion:Does it always lead to hous ehold food and nutrition s ec urity? Ranjitha Pus kur and S hakuntala Thils ted The WorldFis h C enter Penang, Malays ia Session 1.4 Role of Women in household Food and Nutrition Security Global Conference on Women in Agriculture New Delhi, India 14 March 2012 Making a difference in the lives of the poor
  2. 2. C lic k to ad d title• Food availability ≠ Food security• Food Security ≠ Nutrition Security• Good nutrition = f (food, care, health, knowledge)• Nutrition outcomes = f (household income and expenditure patterns, caregiver income, caregiver time and workload, decisions of intra- household dietary allocation and intake) Making a difference in the lives of the poor
  3. 3. Source: Andersen 2011 Making a difference in the lives of the poor
  4. 4. fis h an d n u tritio n• fish provide about 20 % of animal protein globally to about 2.6 billion people – more than 30% in developing countries• major source of micronutrients• widely consumed by poor being relatively affordable than other animal protein sources• though low income households consume less fish than the rich, lowest income households spend more money on fish than other animal products Making a difference in the lives of the poor
  5. 5. market prices and demand time and careMaking a difference in the lives of the poor Source Kawarazuka N. (2010).:
  6. 6. n e e d e d ..• development of time and labour saving technologies• nutritional education and behavioural change• transformational change to challenge roles and norms• empirical evidence to demonstrate the extent of prevalence of the multiple pathways and, actual food security and nutrition outcomes at the household level – need for robust methodologies Making a difference in the lives of the poor

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