TRY Oyster Women’s Association Presentation at Bay Campus
Fatou Janha, executive director of the TRY Oyster Women’s Association, The Gambia, will speak Wednesday, July 24th from noon to 1 p.m. at Corliss Auditorium on the University of Rhode Island Bay Campus.
The TRY Association is a local partner of the Coastal Resources Center‘s USAID/Gambia-Senegal Sustainable Fisheries Project. It is the first women’s association in Sub-Saharan Africa to be granted exclusive use rights by a national government for the sustainable co-management of a fishery. TRY Association is a model for participatory, ecosystem-based fisheries co-management in developing countries. Her visit to Bay Campus comes just ahead of her July 26 presentation at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, from noon to 2 p.m. More information is at http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/oysters-octopus-and-resilience. Watch the live Webcast at www.WilsonCenter.org or check for it in the Wilson Center’s archive approximately one week after the meeting date.
Fatou talking with members of the TRY Oyster Women’s Association.