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Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
Objectives The Bay of Bengal Programme (BOBP) is an Inter-Governmental Organisation mandated to enhance cooperation among member-countries, other countries and organisations in the region and provide technical and management advisory services for sustainable marine fisheries development and management, with a focus on small-scale and artisanal fishers, in the Bay of Bengal region. Area of competenceExclusive Economic Zones under the jurisdiction of the Member States (Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka) and contiguous areas beyond national jurisdiction.
BOBP-IGO area of competence - High seas, National watersSpecies and stocks coverage All marine fish stocks. Members
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