Gender in the Blue Grants Fund

June 2019 The work of the Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust (SeyCCAT) is aligned to the achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs). SDG 5 seeks to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls at all levels. One of the...

Gender and Ocean – Meet Nathalie Bodin

We care about gender all year round ! Today we meet Dr Nathalie Bodin from the Seychelles Fishing Authority. Name: Dr Nathalie Bodin – Fisheries scientist Nathalie develops and leads research projects that deal with marine conservation and/or fisheries at the...

Gender and Ocean – Sheena Talma

Sheena Talma has been commended for her work as part of the Aldabra Clean Up Team and one of the 2 Seychellois marine scientists selected for the Africa-Oxford Visiting Fellowship this Summer. Sheena works at the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change and...

Gender and Ocean – Karine Rassool

SeyCCAT heard the views of PhD student, Karine Rassool. Karine is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of York and also, a grantee of the Blue Grants Fund 1. The main objective of her research is to improve small-scale fisheries management in Seychelles by...

Gender and Ocean – Malshini Senaratne

Malshini Senaratne is a Director, of Eco Sol Consulting Seychelles which she founded in 2016 with the idea of promoting development that goes hand in hand with Nature, not against her. Eco Sol was our first private sector to obtain a grant from SeyCCAT undertaking a...

Gender and Ocean – Caitlin McGarigal

Today we are hearing from Caitlin McGarigal. Caitlin is a Ph.D. candidate, University of Massachusetts Amhers Dept. Environmental Conservation and the project manager of “Spatial ecology and response to catch-and-release of recreationally targeted fish species on St....