Project Location: Bangladesh Korea
Project Date: 2017
Project Funding: World Bank
Project Summary: Capacity building and South-South cooperation to develop MCS for industrial and artisanal
Since 2009, MEP have been fisheries advisers to the World Bank’s West Africa Regional Fisheries Program (WARFP). Running concurrently with this, the World Bank is introducing a series of major sustainable fisheries initiatives in mainland South Asia, where the structure of the coastal fisheries and the nature of the challenges they face exhibit many parallels to those in West Africa.
Two of these initiatives include the preparation of the Bangladesh Sustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Program (BSCMFP), and piloting safety of life at sea technologies with support from the Korea Green Growth Fund (KGGTF).
To build on the above, MEP were contracted to provide expert support to: