Subhash Chandra Chakraborty, PhD
Director General, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute and
National Coordinator, BOBLME-Bangladesh

Dr Subhash Chandra Chakraborty is currently the Director General, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI) and National Coordinator (NC), Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) Project, Bangladesh. He is a Professor of the Department of Fisheries Technology, Faculty of Fisheries, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh. Read more...
 
He completed his Ph. D. from the famous Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK in 1992 and did the Post-doctoral from the same institute in 2001. Dr Chakraborty has vast experience and specialization on fish nutrition, fish energetics, post-harvest technology (fish preservation, fish processing technology and handling), fish processing biochemistry and microbiology; fish product technology; Advanced fishing technology; fishers livelihood, and quality control. Dr Chakraborty has a teaching experience of 31 years in the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels in the Faculty of Fisheries, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh.
 
Dr Chakraborty has to his credit a track record of 57 scientific papers published in peer-reviewed scientific journals both at home and abroad. He is a member of different scientific societies.
 
Prof Dr Chakraborty is married and has a son and a daughter, both grown up. Collapse

 

Dr Premachand
Director General (I/C),
Fishery Survey of India (FSI)
BOBLME National Co-ordinator for India

Dr Premachand has been the National Coordinator for India since 2013.

 

Mrs Erni Widjajanti
Deputy Director
Fisheries resource management in Indonesia EEZ and High Seas
Ministry of Marine Affaires and Fisheries
BOBLME National Co-ordinator for Indonesia

Mrs Erni Widjajanti has been the National Coordinator for Indonesia since 2013.

 

Mr Ismail Bin Ishak
Coordinatior, International Affairs Fisheries Reserch Institute
Dpartment of Fisheries Malaysia
BOBLME National Co-ordinator for Malaysia.

Mr Ismail Bin Ishak has been the National Coordinator for Malaysia since 2010.

 

Dr Mohamed Shiham Adam
Executive Director Marine Research Centre
Ministry of Fisheries Agriculture and Marine Resources
BOBLME National Co-ordinator for Maldives.

Dr Mohamed Shiham Adam has been the National Coordinator for Maldives since 2010.

 

Ms Yin Yin Moe (PhD)
Deputy Director
Research and Development Division
Department of Fisheries
Ministry of Livestock And Fisheries
BOBLME National Co-ordinator for Myanmar.

Ms Yin Yin Moe has been the National Coordinator for Myanmar since 2014.

 

Mr Nimal D. Hettiarachchi
Secretary
State Ministry of Fisheries
BOBLME National Co-ordinator for Sri Lanka

Mr Nimal D. Hettiarachchi has been the National Coordinator for Sri Lanka since 2015.

 

Ms Praulai Nootmorn
Director
Marine Fisheries Research and Technological Development Institute
BOBLME National Co-ordinator for Thailand.

Ms Nootmorn graduated with B.S. degree in Fisheries from Kasetsart University in 1984, and went on to complete her M.S. in Fisheries Science from Kasetsart University in 1989. After 23 years of service to the same organization, she is current Director of the Andaman Sea Fisheries Research and Development Center in Phuket, Thailand. She is an expert in the fisheries, and marine resources of Thailand, and has substantial experience in project management in coastal resources assessment, data collection schemes through participatory approach techniques, and has worked on numerous fisheries projects involving close connection to the fishing communities at all levels of operation. She has contributed to a long list of National and International fisheries initiatives, research projects, and collaborative fisheries management projects, and has published many papers and contributed to many more.