3rd Marine Conservation and Blue Economy Symposium

3rd Marine Conservation and Blue Economy Symposium

June 7, 2017
Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
Dhaka, Bangladesh


MCBES’17 At-a-glance …

MCBES 2017 is set to explore opportunities and research needs for conservation of sharks and turtles, and sustainable future of marine fisheries in the Bay of Bengal region.

General Theme: ‘Investing in Marine Conservation: Making Sense of Blue Economy’

Organized by: Save Our Sea

In collaboration with Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh Youth Environmental Initiative, ARASMIN


Meeting Chairs:

AKM Fazlul Haque Majumder
Chairman, Save Our Sea Trust

Enamul Hoq PhD
Principal Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute

Kazi Ahsan Habib  PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics, SAU


Technical Sessions:

  1. Opportunities for Sustainable Marine Fisheries
  2. Sea Turtle Conservation in the Era of Coastal Mega-infrastructure
  3. Wildlife or Fisheries, How to Approach Shark Conservation


Panel Discussion

‘Action Research Needs to Advance Marine Conservation’


RSVP: [email protected]


Take a look over previous symposiums




MCBES16 scrutinized the Ocean SDG targets for local adaptation, evaluate and reshape current policies and practices, and fill the research and policy gaps for effective marine conservation. Read More …



MCBES15 was designed to assess the status and identify challenges of marine conservation and blue economy in Bangladesh. Read More …