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The climate for change!
A recently held global conference underscored the importance of including gender considerations in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction strategies
Climate change is already affecting people in many environments, as reported at GAF6 (see article ‘Gender inequality: GAF6 asks “WHY?”’) and in the FAOFishAdapt: Global Conference on Climate Change Adaptation for Fisheries and Aquaculture (8-10 August 2016). The GAF6 session on climate change and disaster preparedness, and previous GAF findings, were communicated at FishAdapt and built on by additional presentations and discussions in a Special Session. FishAdapt could be the launch pad for a discourse on gender and climate adaptation work in fisheries and aquaculture.
Beginning in 2007, the Global Symposia on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF) began to focus on