BOBP is a Regional Fisheries Advisory Body (RFAB) of the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal region. It serves as the think tank on transboundary and contemporary national issues of the member countries concerning fisheries management.

We, at BOBP, are committed to accelerate the transformation of the fisheries sector of this region towards real-time, evidence-driven and ecosystem-based management, leveraging our global knowledge networks and effective partnership with the national governments and their constituent research and academic institutions.

Dr P Krishnan

Director

Bay of Bengal Inter-Governmental Organisation (BOBP-IGO)

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The BOBP-IGO undertakes policy research on national and international fisheries and environmental issues to inform and shape sustainable fisheries management in the region. If interested to join Bay of Bengal Policy Research Group (BOBPRG), a transdisciplinary team of experts please register here.

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Capacity development has been the major focus of BOBP, ever since its inception. BOBP-IGO envisions to redefine its capacity development programs so as expand its reach and connect, by leveraging technology and partnering with various national and regional agencies, so as to enable the member countries to adopt frontier tools and innovative approaches towards future-proofing the sector.

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