An Assessment of the Role of Women Within Fishing Communities in Kosrae, FSM

Lyn Lambeth
Rooston Abraham

The assessment of small-scale fisheries activities in Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia was carried out from 8 May to 13 May 2000.The survey was conducted by Ms Lyn Lambeth (SPC Community Fisheries Officer), with the assistance of Mr Rooston Abraham, Fisheries Specialist of the Kosrae Fisheries Development Division and Ms Ropina D. Aloka, Coordinator of the Kosrae Women’s Affairs Program.The assessment was requested by the Government of the Federated States of Micronesia in response to an identified need for more information on the needs of the subsistence and artisanal fisheries sector, and especially the involvement of women in the sector. The main objectives of the field survey were to:

◆ review the social and economic role of women in the fisheries sector, including activities such as harvesting, processing and marketing of marine resources;
◆ provide details on both government and non-government services available to support the interests of fishing communities and identify support services specifically aimed at women in the small-scale fisheries sector;
◆ outline the problems faced by the small-scale fisheries sector, with particular attention to those problems faced by women; and
◆ provide guidelines to assist government and interest groups in finding solutions to these problems.

There are no downloads available
Research Type(s)
UN/IGO Document
Submitted by Toksave
March 23, 2021
Published in

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

What are you looking for?

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

Filter by Categories

Sort by Categories

Filter by Year

Sort by Year

Filter by Review Status

Sort by Review

Filter by Country

Sort Country Popup