Development of satoyama preservation action plan and the model case in the Sundarbans, Bangladesh

Prawn fishery in mangrove forest


This project aims to enhance sustainable use of mangrove forests and its protection. It is important to create harmony between environmental conservation and socio-economic development by giving importance on their locality.

Prawn fishery in mangrove forest

List of activities

  • Development of the guidelines, the action plans and the network among local community (such as fishermen) in the Sundarbans.
  • Biodiversity education for the conservation of 5,000 mangrove trees along the coast of the Sundarbans.
  • Livelihood programs to revive traditional skills of mangrove shrimp (khoti) drying and marketing of the products to 100 fishermen.

Project overview

PeriodOctober 2016 – September 2018
SDGs SDGs 17
DonorInternational Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative
CounterpartBangladesh Environment and Development Society etc.