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Issue No.60
  • :0973-1156
  • :April
  • :2020

Yemaya Newsletter on Gender and Fisheries, Issue No. 60, April 2020


Revive, Renew and Re-launch!

AKTEA, the European Network of Women in Fisheries and Aquaculture, meets to revitalize the network to face current challenges

By Katia Frangoudes (, Researcher, University of Brest, UMR AMURE, France, Ruth Brennan (, Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Individual Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Alicia Said (, Post Doctoral Fellow, IFREMER, France, and Madeleine Gustavsson ( ) Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, United Kingdom

AKTEA is the European network of women in fisheries and its main objective is to lobby at European Union level for women rights in fisheries. It was established in 2006 by fisherwomen organisations from different European countries who collectively volunteered to take this movement forward. For several years AKTEA was unable to organise i