Dhaka, 20 June 2017. Today in a seminar held at CIRDAP auditorium titled “Climate Change: Bangladesh and Bay of Bengal Regional Cooperation” civil society leaders, policy makers and experts urged to strengthen cooperation in the Bay of Bengal region or BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical Economic Cooperation) regional cooperation to tackle climate change problem and also to use natural resources for common public good. The seminar was organized by an NGO (non-government organization) COAST Trust (Coastal Association for Social Transformation) with the assistance from American Centre Dhaka. The seminar was Chaired by Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmed,…
This book is a collection of papers on the issue of climate change, focusing the bay of bengal region. Researchers from different BIMSTEC member countries have submitted their paper from. The papers have comprehensively addressed the climate change impact which being happened in BIMSTEC countries, described and tried to evaluate on both adaptation and mitigation approaches taken of their respective context sector cooperation in necessary areas to enhance the regional cooperation and facilities in combating climate change impact towards sustainable development in this region. [Click here for details]
Sustainable Management of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem” (BOBLME) Project officially started in April 2009. This Project is the first phase of a larger intervention that has the long-term goal of improving the lives of the coastal populations in the eight countries surrounding the Bay of Bengal – Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand – through better regional management of the Bay of Bengal environment and its fisheries. This report is overview of the project, we can find a glimpse of activities in the bay of Bengal areas. It can be found from http://www.dof.gov.my/dof2/resources/user_33/BOBLME/File/Publication/Pub_BOBLME_Final_Report.pdf.