Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) Project

Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) Project is a regional initiative
driven by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and a number of other international organizations. Under the project, eight countries viz., Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand attempt to evolve a common strategy to optimize the use of shared marine resources on a sustainable basis.

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Latest News

 
  • BOBLME India organized three days consultation workshop on Andaman Sea Studies and Island Sustainability between 16-18 December 2014
  • Shri Debashis Sen, Principal Secretary (Fisheries) Govt of WB inaugurating the TDA-CWS.
  • Prof. Amalesh Choudhury interacting at the technical session.
  • TDA Consultation Workshop for Odisha, successfully completed on 18 May 2011.
  • National Consultation on Ecosystem Indicators in BOBLME concluded on 27 April 2011, Kochi.
 
Three Days Consultation Workshop at Portblair, inaugurated by Shri K. Ravichandran, IFS, Conservator of Forests, Dept. Of Environment & Forests, Port Blair
 

National Coordination Unit
Office of the Director General
Fishery Survey of India
Botawala Chambers,
Sir P. M. Road Fort, Mumbai 40001
Ph: +91 22 22617101
Fax: +91 22 22702270

Web: www.boblmeindia.org

National Coordinator

Shri. Premchand

Shri. Premchand, Director General, Fishery Survey of India






premchandsngh@yahoo.co.in


 

 
 

Project Steering Committee
(Members from India)

Dr Raja Sekhar Vundru, IAS

Dr Raja Sekhar Vundru, IAS

 

 

 

Joint Secretary (Fisheries)
Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
Ministry of Agriculture
New Delhi
jsfy@nic.in

Mr. Hem Pande

Mr. Hem Pande





Joint Secretary & GEF Operational Focal Point India
Ministry of Environment and Forests
New Delhi
hempande@nic.in

    

Events

 
BOBLME India organized three days consultation workshop on Andaman Sea Studies and Island Sustainability
16-18 December 2014

BOBLME-India: Meeting of the National Task Force (NTF)
03 October 2013 - Chennai


Rediscovering the Role in the Local System-A Brainstorming Session for the Faculty of the Pondicherry University.
20 August 2013

Green School Training Programme
16-17 July 2013- Hotel Green Palace, Puducherry

Pre-SAP Consultation and Programme Planning Meeting
21 January 2013- Hotel Atithi, Pondicherry

BOBLME-India Meeting of the National Task Force (NTF)
21 December 2012- Visakhapatnam

National Consultation on Mainstreaming Ocean Research for Ocean & Resource Management (MORFORM).
12-14 September 2012, Kochi.

BOBLME ICM Pilot Site- Puducherry, - Stakeholders’ Meeting
21 May 2012, Puducherry, India
 
BOBLME ICM Pilot Site- Puducherry, - Leading Transformation Unlocking the Self (LeTUS) Seminar Series Transforming My Community: People Leading Sustainable Change
18-20 May 2012, Puducherry, India
 
BOBLME Stock Assessment Training-2
April 30-May 1, 2012, Kolkata, India
 
BOBLME Stock Assessment Training-1
27-28 April, 2012, Mumbai, India
 
BOBLME Hilsa Assessment Working Group Meeting
24-25 April, 2012, Mumbai, India
 
Second National Consultation on Ecosystem Indicators in BOBLME Socio-economic and Governance Indicators
18 February 2012, Mumbai, India
 
International Symposium on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries in BOBLME
21 December 2011, Chennai
 
Meeting of the National Task Force
24 December 2011, Chennai
 
Meeting of the Working Group on Indian Mackerel
1-2, December 2011, Kochi, Kerala
 
Second National Level Meeting on Sundarbans
28 November 2011, Frasergunj, West Bengal
 
BOBLME-Project Awareness Programme
Gopalpur, Odisha, 6 November 2011
 
ICM Pilot Site Puducherry: Stakeholder Meet and Officials Meeting
Pondicherry, 20 October 2011
 
BOBLME-Project Awareness Programme-Machilipatnam
Andhra Pradesh, 18 October 2011
 
First Bi-National Consultation on Gulf of Mannar
Rameshwaram, 5-6 September 2011
 
First WG Meeting ICM Pilot Site: Puducherry
Pondicherry, 26 July 2011
 
National Level Meeting on Sundarbans
CIFRI, Barrakpore, 23 July 2011
 
National Task Force (NTF) Meeting,
Hotel Green Park, Visakhapatnam 1 July 2011
 
National TDA Consultation Workshop,
Hotel Green Park, Visakhapatnam 30 June 2011
 
State level TDA Consultation Workshop for West Bengal,
09 June 2011 at IndSmart Hotel, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata
 
State level TDA Consultation Workshop for Odisha,
18 may 2011 a Hotel Holiday Resort, Puri, Odisha
 
National Consultation on Ecosystem Indicators in BOBLME,
26-27 April 2011, Kochi
 
State level TDA Consultation Workshop for Andhra Pradesh and Yanam,
7 April 2011, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
 
State level TDA Consultation Workshop for Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Pondicherry,
7 February 2011, Pondicherry
 
Policy Document Verification Meeting to review and verify the Policy Status Document
27-28 January 2011, Chennai
 
State level TDA Consultation Workshop for the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands,
24 January 2011, Port Blair
 
About the Project National Counterparts About the RCU Countries

Over 400 million people in the Bay of Bengal area are dependent on coastal and marine resources for their food, livelihood and security. Rapid population growth, high dependence on resources and increased land use has resulted in over exploitation of fish stocks and habitat degradation, and has led to considerable uncertainty whether the ecosystem will be able to...

Bangladesh
India
Indonesia
Malaysia
Maldives
Myanmar
Sri Lanka
Thailand



The BOBLME Project Regional Coordination Unit currently comprises

Dr Chris O’Brien
Regional Coordinator,
Dr Rudolf Hermes
Chief Technical Advisor
Sucharat Tong-On Secretary

The RCU is located at the Andaman Sea Fisheries Research and Development Centre in Phuket, Thailand


 
 
     

 

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