Project Profile

Addressing root causes of gender inequity in wetlands management

Duration : September 1, 2019 - December 31, 2020

This project supports the Gulf of Mottama Project (GoMP) adopt gender-transformative strategies in establishing a management framework for the Gulf of Mottama (GoM), Myanmar?s fourth Ramsar Site designated in 2017. By identifying and addressing root causes of gender marginalisation, the project seeks to promote more equitable benefit flows amongst heterogeneous local communites through sustainable wetland resource management.

Location(s): Myanmar
Project Contact: De Silva, Sanjiv
Donor(s): WLE VCR
Research Collaborator(s) : International Union for Conservation of Nature, World Fish Center,

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI