United Nations
Sustaining Blue Growth from Marine Fisheries
by Marine Fisheries Academy (Academic institution)
Will train 90 graduate students annually including 15 female through teaching, field visit, case studies and community engagement.
Progress reports
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
  • Compliance, monitoring and enforcement
  • Reduction and elimination fishing practices and gear that destroy/degrade marine habitat
  • Science-based fisheries management plans
  • Ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF)
  • Reduction of fisheries by-catch and product waste/losses
  • Eco-labelling, traceability, certification programmes
  • Market-based instruments (Individually Traded Quotas, Vessel Day Schemes, etc.)
  • Will trained 90 graduate students annually including 15 female
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
  • No take marine protected area
  • Multiple use marine protected area
  • MPA management and/or enforcement
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Research capacity development
  • Data access and sharing
  • Training and professional development
  • Scientific cooperation
  • Transfer marine technology
  • Actions that support SIDS and LDCs
Provide access for small-scale artisanal fishers to marine resources and markets
Type of commitment
  • Legal/policy/institutional measures
  • Access to market-based instruments
  • Transfer of fishing technology
  • Access to coastal fishing grounds
  • Access and capacity building for eco-labelling and traceability systems
  • Community empowerment for fisheries management
Survey of Tuna Species available in Chittagong Fish Landing Center
Survey on Blue Ocean Economy of Bangladesh
Other, please specify
Research budget from govt. of Bangladesh
Other, please specify
Research budget from govt. of Bangladesh
Basic information
Time-frame: July/2013 - June/2014
Marine Fisheries Academy (Academic institution), Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock, Govt. of Bangladesh (Government)
Ocean Basins
  • Indian Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Artisanal and Commercial Fishers, Fisheries Industries (Trawlers, processors, value chain, market chain).
Contact information
Md Mahbub Alam, Instructor, malam.mfa@gmail.com, +88031634375
Chittagong, Bangladesh
Other SDGs
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