REPORTS - BOBP/REP/77
Report of the Twenty-second Meeting of the Advisory Committee
New Delhi, India; 23-24 September, 1997
Executing Agency: FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Funding Agency: UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
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This document records the recommendations of the 22nd Meeting of the Advisory Committee of the Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP). The meeting was held on 23-24 September 1997, in New Delhi, India, in conjunction with the meeting of the 10th session of the Bay of Bengal Committee (the Indian Ocean Fishery Commission’s Committee for the Development and Management of Fisheries in the Bay of Bengal).
The document contains an Interim Progress Report for 1997 (February - August 1997) of the BOBP, and a regional workplan for 1997 - 1999. It also contains Project Factsheets that describe the progress of activities carried out in each country under the Coastal Fisheries Management Project during the Programme’s third phase (1995, 1996 and 1997).
The Advisory Committe is composed of member-countries, agencies funding BOBP Projects, and the FAO. The Committee usually meets once a year by rotation in member-countries. 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 22ND MEETING OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
A. LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
B. OPENING STATEMENT By MR. Bhagat Singh (Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India)
D. LIST OF DOCUMENTS
E. INTERIM STATE OF THE PROGRAMME AND PROGRESS REPORT 1997 (FEBRUARY - AUGUST 1997) By Kee-Chai Chong (Programme Coordinator, BOBP)
F. PROPOSED BOBP REGIONAL WORKPLAN FOR 1997 - 1999: COASTAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN THE BAY OF BENGAL
G. PROJECT FACTSHEETS : COASTAL FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN THE BAY OF BENGAL
H. PROJECT INPUTS AND THEIR UTILIZATION
I. POST-HARVEST FISHERIES (DFID - DHFP)