Trade and Investment in Bangladesh Seafood Supply-Chain

Bangladesh’s seafood industry shines with substantial production figures in shrimp and freshwater fish, exceeding 500,000 and 3.2 million metric tons, respectively, in 2022. Efforts in modernization and sustainability across marine and inland fisheries reflect Bangladesh’s global prominence. Regulatory advancements have propelled a 25% surge in seafood exports to $120 million in 2022. Aligned strategies focus on streamlined regulations, investment incentives, infrastructure reinforcement, and research amplification. The proposed “Bangladesh International Seafood Production and Processing Zone” aligns with sustainable growth goals, highlighting economic prosperity and environmental stewardship.

Session Objectives:

  • ¬†Showcase Bangladesh’s seafood production eminence in shrimp and freshwater fish.
  • ¬†Highlight sustainability initiatives in marine and inland fisheries.
  • Address regulatory advancements and their impact on industry sustainability.
  • Explore factors driving the surge in seafood exports to $120 million in 2022.
  • Present the potential of the “Bangladesh International Seafood Production and Processing Zone” for industry expansion and economic growth.

Schedule

10:30 AM to 10:55 AM

Guest Arrival and Networking

10:55 AM - 11:00 AM

Safety Briefing

11:00 AM to 11:05 AM

Welcome Speech and Panel Introduction by Moderator

11:05 AM to 11:15 AM
Speech by Session Chair

Lokman Hossain Miah

Speech by Session Chair

11:15 AM to 11:35 AM
Keynote Presentation on areas of Investment highlighting Aquaculture and Fisheries sub-sector for growth of seafood sector in Bangladesh

George Chamberlain

Keynote Presentation on areas of Investment highlighting Aquaculture and Fisheries sub-sector for growth of seafood sector in Bangladesh

11:35 AM to 11:55 AM

Showcasing "The Measures taken to scale Blue-economy the open water fisheries sector in Bangladesh"

11:55 AM to 12:15 PM

Informative session on the plan of Actions to ensure long-term sustainability of Aquaculture component in Bangladesh

12:15 PM to 12:30 PM

Tea Break and Networking

12:30 PM to 12:50 PM

Keynote Presentation on Investment opportunities to scale the blue-economy & fisheries sector in Bangladesh: A call from world Bank

12:50 PM to 01:10 PM

Speech and Graphical Presentation on mobilization public-private investment for green growth of Bangladesh Seafood Industry

01:15 PM to 01:30 PM

Q & A

01:30 PM to 01:35 PM

Closing Remarks by the Moderator

Speaker

Dr. Shatadru Chattopadhyay

Managing Director, Solidaridad Network Asia

Dr. Shatadru Chattopadhyay

Managing Director, Solidaridad Network Asia

Dr. Shatadru Chattopadhyay

Managing Director, Solidaridad Network Asia

Dr. Shatadru Chattopadhyay

Managing Director, Solidaridad Network Asia