Information about seed fund for hilsa fishers (Bangla vesion)
- This brief provides information about the seed fund that USAID ECOFISH handed over to Director General, Department of Fisheries (DoF) to raise a total amount of Taka 3.5 crore (US$0.43 million) for the Hilsa Conservation and Development Fund (HCDF). The fund will remain in a fixed deposit and only the interest will be used following a guidelines approved by the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock for the benefit of fishers and fisheries management. The fund will remain as a legacy of ECOFISH-BD project that may be followed by other projects.
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Hilsa’s non-consumptive value in Bangladesh: Estimating the non-consumptive value of the hilsa fishery in Bangladesh using the contingent valuation method Mohammed, E.Y.; Ali, L.; Ali, S.; Hussein, B.; Wahab, Md. A.; Sage, N. (2016)Type: Working PaperHilsa is Bangladesh’s most important single-species fishery: for cultural identity, earnings and employment. However, overfishing, habitat destruction, siltation, pollution and climate change have driven catches down, and ...
Impacts of fishing bans for conservation on hilsa fishers' livelihoods: Challenges and opportunities Nahiduzzaman, Md; Islam, Md M.; Wahab, Md A.; Nahiduzzaman Md: 0000-0002-5152-992X (2018)Type: Book ChapterThis study assesses the impacts of fishing bans in Bangladesh on the livelihoods of hilsa fisher communities and opportunities for improvement. This study found that although the bans have resulted in higher total hilsa ...
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