NAIROBI – A side event hosted by the Canadian High Commission to Kenya and the International Development Research Centre, IDRC attracted hundreds of people. The audience which was made up of researchers, women, members of civil society groups and others interested in the Blue Economy made contributions on how to improve women’s participation in the Blue Economy.

What useful lessons have been learnt from contributions made at the side event? A representatives of the Canadian High Commission and another from the IDRC, speak to IPS.