Development of women fish farmer cooperatives in Nepal

Research summary

We are looking at how fish farming affects the socio-economical status of women in Nepal, the challenges they face and mitigation measures available. In addition we are also looking at how women establish their businesses and work together in cooperatives. We are also looking the impact of fish farming on food and nutrition security in communities in 3 districts.

Description

Research info

Research title
Development of women fish farmer cooperatives in Nepal

Research timeline
1.1.2014 -

Keywords
agriculture aquaculture fish farming Gender income generation women

Region
Asia

Countries
Array

Institution
University of Eastern Finland
Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Kuopio, Finland

Funding instrument
Other

Project budget
200,000 - 500,000 euros

Head of research
Roseanna Avento

Research team
Sunila Rai

Partners
Agriculture and Forestry University, Rampur, Nepal Sundardeep Women Fish Farmers' Cooperative Food and Forestry Development Finland

Contact information
Roseanna Avento
+358403553828
roseanna.avento@uef.fi

Record last updated
19.4.2021