CSIS scholar honored with Pattullo Award

Edith Gondwe honored for her work writing about current environmental issues for publications aimed at non-scientists.

Edith Gondwe

Edith Gondwe, fisheries and wildlife doctoral student in the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, has received the Ambrose Pattullo Fund for Environmental Issues Graduate Fellowship for Literary Work.

The Pattullo Fund Fellowship recognizes students who have written about current environmental issues for publications aimed at non-scientists, including the general public. Gondwe submitted the article “To have and to lose: A paradox of access to fish in fishing communities" which per the award's requirements she will be submitting to Fisheries and Wildlife's student magazine Spotlight.

Gondwe's research,  which the fellowship will support with $2,400, focuses on value chains and food security especially related to small scale fisheries in Sub Saharan region. Her research will be on fish value chains, livelihoods and food security. She is advised by Abigail Bennett.

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