CultiAF-funded project uses gender-inclusive financing, certification of processed fish products, improved access to formal markets, and promotion of community-level gender equality to reduce post-harvest aquaculture losses.
Research in Action
Food and Agriculture
The Partnership for Evidence and Equity in Responsive Social Systems (PEERSS) facilitates the use of evidence by policymakers and stakeholders to clarify priority development problems and causes, frame options to address them, and identify implementation considerations in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia.
The Government of Canada research funders have joined efforts to support Canadian and African research teams to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as well as potential future outbreaks, more readily.
In 2020, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the global pandemic “could reverse the limited progress that has been made on gender equality and women’s rights” over the past 25 years.