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Issue No.62
  • :0973-1156
  • :December
  • :2020

Yemaya Newsletter on Gender and Fisheries, Issue No. 62, December 2020


Illuminating hidden harvests

The conversation around a global and collaborative small-scale fisheries study highlights the under-recognition and under-reporting of women’s work

By Kate Bevitt (, WorldFish, spoke with the IHH gender co-lead, Danika Kleiber (, social scientist, NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, and IHH advisor Meryl Williams (, Chair, GAF.

Illuminating Hidden Harvests: The contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development’ (IHH) is a collaborative study led by FAO, Duke University and WorldFish. The study, due out in 2021, consists of 58 country case studies drawing on existing secondary data, a survey of national fisheries administrations, thematic studies and global extrapolations. Gender is a cross-cutting theme in the study, which will provide one of the most comprehensive understandings of small-scale fisheries globally.

Kate Bevitt (KB), Worl