REPORTS - BOBP/REP/75
Report of the Twenty-first Meeting of the Advisory Committee
Bangkok, Thailand; 12-13 February, 1997
Executing Agency: FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Funding Agency: UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
BAY OF BENGAL PROGRAMME Madras, India 1997
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This document records the reéommendations of the 21st Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Bay of Bengal Programme for Coastal Fisheries Management (BOBP). The meeting was held 12-13 February, 1997 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The document also contains the annual reports of the projects that comprise the BOBP. These reports summarize the objectives of the projects and their current status; the work performed and the achievements during 1996, an evaluation of progress, and workplans for 1997.
The Advisory Committee is composed of member-countries, agencies funding BOBP projects, and the FAO. The Committee meets once a year by rotation in membercountries.
The Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP) is a multi-agency regional fisheries programme that covers seven countries around the Bay of Bengal Bangladesh, - India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Thailand. The Programme plays a catalytic and consultative role in developing coastal fisheries management in the Bay of Bengal, thereby helping improve the conditions of small-scale fisherfolk in member countries.
REPORT OF THE 21ST MEETING OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
A. LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
B. INAUGURAL ADDRESS BY MR SOETATWO HADIWIGENO, FAO, ASST. DIRECTOR-GENERAL FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, BANGKOK
D. LIST OF DOCUMENTS
E. STATE OF THE PROGRAMME 1996
F. COASTAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN THE BAY OF BENGAL (GCP/RAS/15-/DEN AND 151/JPN) AND INFORMATION SERVICE (GCP/RAS/1 17/MUL)
G. FISHERIES PROJECT (ODA-PHFP)
H. CLEANER FISHERY HARBOURS PROJECT (IMO)
I. TERMS OF REFERENCE:
JOINT EVALUATION MISSION ON BOBP PROGRAMME
“COASTAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN THE BAY OF BENGAL”
J. BOBP’S ROLE IN FACILITATING IMPROVED COASTAL AQUACULTURE MANAGEMENT