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Women in fisheries and aquaculture in Europe

Objective

The thematic network 'Femmes" intends to bring together research centres, fisherwomen association, representatives of maritime administration and social institutions to promote and co-ordinate in Europe fisherwomen initiatives to enhance the recognition of their status and role in fishing enterprises and in fishing communities. Network activities will cover issues related to the status and action of women in artisanal fisheries and shell fish culture.

Thematic network aims to cover the following aspects : fisherwomen network development., internal and external exchanges through workshops, research popularisation and production of two agendas address to decision makers. One of this agenda will identify the main priorities on gender research and the second will cover women in action in fisheries sector. For the moment 5 countries are involved in the network. During the three year the network can be joint by others organisations working on theses issues.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITÉ DE BRETAGNE OCCIDENTALE
Address
12, Rue De Kergoat
Brest
France

Participants (4)

FEMMES ENTRE TERRE ET MER
France
Address
Allée Des Mouettes 25
Ploemeur
UNIVERSIDAD DE LA LAGUNA
Spain
Address
Facultad De Derecho - Campuzs De Guajara
La Laguna - Tenerife
UNIVERSIDAD DE MADEIRA
Portugal
Address
Campus Universitario Da Penteada
Funchsal - Madeira
ÖSTERBOTTENS FISKARFÖRBUND R.F.
Finland
Address
Fredsgatan 20
Vaasa