An Analysis of Small-Scale Fisheries Management Status by Focusing on Degrading Fisheries Resources in the Sundarbans

Author:- Indrajit Pal, Afshana Parven, Md. Ashik-Ur-Rahman, Mohammad Sofi Ullah, Khan Ferdousour Rahman
Category:- Journal; Year:- 2021
Discipline:- Environmental Science Discipline
School:- Life Science School


Due to the over exploitation of natural resources, illegal shrimp larvae harvesting, overfishing, use of destructive fishing gear, poison fishing, lack of policies and management, lack of institutional capacity and social acceptance of new knowledge adaptation for sustainable fisheries management results in severe environmental degradation in the study area that affects small-scale fishers food security. The objective of the study is to understand the Mangrove Fisheries Management in the Sundarbans area where people are dependent on the Mangrove ecosystem. It is also important to know that which factors are affecting the mangrove ecosystem as well as the artisanal fisheries and what are the existing rules and regulations for the small-scale mangrove fisheries management to maintain the biodiversity and the livelihoods of the poor people in that area. The research targets in this chapter to interlink the various factors, disaster management and mangrove fisheries management policy adjustment with the adaptation measures for resilient fishers’ community in Sundarbans area.

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