One of the developmentlandmarks of 2004 is thecompletion of a quartercentury of the BOBP, which beganfrom Chennai in 1979. It can behonestly said that the BOBP quartercentury saw a more wide-ranging,sustained, intensive and in-depthstudy of small-scale fisheries andfisherfolk communities in the Bayof Bengal region than at any othertime in history.
BOBP was a pioneer in the region in many areas of small-scale fisheries development and management, and in systematic debate, discussion and documentation on these subjects. The quarter century’s work led to scores of lessons, learning’s and legacies in all areas of small-scale fisheries. These have been documented through print, video and CD..read more