Report on: Platform for Consultation on Hilsa Conservation and Livelihoods
Duration: March 27-28, 2017
Place: Conference Hall, The Maya Manor Boutique Hotel, Kathmandu, Nepal
International Water Association (IWA-www.iwa-network.org) is a network including different NGOs which are working in the field of water and its resources. It is also a self-governing non-profit organization which serves as a worldwide network for water professionals to advance standards and best practices in sustainable. During March 27-28, 2017 the IWA organized a platform for consultation on hilsa conservation and livelihoods in Kathmandu, Nepal where I was one of the participants on behalf of COAST Trust. The representatives from University of Dhaka, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh, Fisheries Research Institute, Chandpur, Bangladesh, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh Environment Development Society, Khulna, Bay of Bengal Prgramme Inter-Governmental Organization, India, The Kaler Kantha (a daily news paper), Bangladesh, Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, India, Integrated Coastal Management, India were present in the platform consultation.