Interest in the Somali fishing sector is growing. Development agencies, donors, and investors see the potential for fisheries in Somali waters to provide income, food security, and stability in coastal communities.
There has been a growing call for the need for women’s participation in all aspects of society- yet often this call focuses only on the gaps that currently exist- rather than on the impact of involving women.
Ninety percent of the world’s goods are transported across the oceans by 1.5 million seafarers. It’s a tough and dangerous job. Isolation, stress, and accidents are some of the hardships that come with the profession.