A high level multi stakeholders consultation workshop was held in Dhaka to consist concrete ways in which production in the shrimp sector can be increased. Mr. MD. Abul kalam Azad, principal coordinator (SDG Affairs), prime minister’s office was chief guest on the occasion.

Dr. Ahmed Kaikaus, Senior Secretary, Power Division.
Mr. Md. Raisul Alam Mondal, Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock,
Mr. Kabir BIN Anwar, secretary, Ministry of water Resource were present in the occasion as special guest.

Ms. Quazi Shams Afroz, Director General, Department of Fisheries was present as the Chair of the workshop and the discussions were moderated by Syed Mahmudul Huq, Chairman, Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation.

The workshop was jointly organized by Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation and Solidaridad Network Asia. The workshop participants recognized that with investment in infrastructures, quality seed and feed and development trained manpower, shrimp production in the country and export from the sector can be increased significantly.