Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)

Research Projects

On going research projects (March 2006 – June 2007) under Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)

Title of the project
Name of principal Investigator
Collaborative Organization
Research Impacts Impact Assessment of Some Selected AFGRP Funded Projects in Bangladesh Dr Thomas Costa
Dept of Anthropology, Dhaka University
Dr Nesar Ahmed, BAU
Dr Niamul Naser, Dhaka University
Hasnein Bin Tareque,
Khulna University
Impacts of fish sanctuaries Impacts of fish sanctuaries on sustainable production and biodiversity conservation. Md. Liaquat Ali, BCAS Prof. M Ali Reza Hossain, Faculty of Fisheries, BAU
Dr Munir Ahmed, TARA
Quality of Aquatic product Quality improvement of exportable fish and prawn from harvest to shipment in Kulierchar through participatory stakeholder-based approach. Dr. A K M Nowsad Alam, Faculty of Fisheries, BAU
ORD, Mymensingh
Quality of Aquatic product The Status Of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Harmful Organic Residues in Some Selected Floodplain Small Indigenous Species (SIS) of Bangladesh Dr Niamul Naser, Dept. Of Zoology, Dhaka University BCSIR, Dhaka
Integrated Marine/Brackish water aquaculture Pen culture of mud crab using low cost supplemental feeds in the tidal flats of mangrove forest through participation of coastal poor. Prof. Dr Mohammed Zafar
Institute of Marine Sciences Chittagong University
Dipak Kamal, KU

Dipak Kamal,
FMRT Discipline, Khulna University
Integrated Marine/Brackish water aquaculture Culture Of Seaweed (Catenella Nipae) In The Mangrove Forest Area Prof. Dr Mohammed Zafar
Institute of Marine Sciences Chittagong University
Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, Institute of Marine Sciences Chittagong University &
Freshwater prawn nursing/ cultur Development of prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) farming technology in pond. Dr M.S. Shah, FMRT Discipline, Khulna University Md. Akhtar Hossain, Rajshahi University &
Ms. Shamsunahar Beauty
Freshwater prawn nursing/ culture Increasing C/N ratio through carbohydrate addition: A low cost sustainable approach for freshwater prawn nursing and grow out. Dr. M. A. Salam, Faculty of Fisheries BAU

Peri urban Identification and Characterization of Peri Urban Aquatic Resources to Develop Strategies for Nutrition and Food Security of Urban Poor of Dhaka Metropolitan City, Bangladesh Dr. Khabir Ahmed
Dr Thomas Coasta, Dhaka University &
Dr Munir,
Prawn Nitroforun Identification of the sources of nitrofuran and its derivatives and chloromphenicle in exportable fishery products. Prof. AKM Nowsad Alam, Faculty of Fisheries, BAU Dr Nazmul Ahsan. FMRT Discipline, Khulna University
Dr Ali Reza Faruk, Faculty of Fisheries, BAU

Research Projects

Completed Research projects during March to December 2005 under Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF) funded by AFGRP-DFID,UK

Title of Research Projects
Name of Researchers
Collaborative NGOs/Institute
Prawn Socio-economic and livelihoods of stakeholders at different levels of production, processing and marketing and value chain of freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in greater Khulna and Noakhali areas of Bangladesh Discipline, Khulna University
Dr Md. Kawser Ahmed, Dept. of Fisheries. Dhaka University
Value chain of Aquatic products Study on marketing of aquatic products in Southeast region of Bangladesh Dr Serajul Islam, Dept of Agricultural Economics, BAU
Dr Nesar Ahmed, Faculty of Fisheries BAU
Dr Md. Aktaruzzaman, Dept of Agricultural Economics, BAU
Mud Crab Marketing and Value Chain Analyses of Mud Crab (Scylla serrata) in the Coastal Communities of Bangladesh Dr Mohammad Zafar, Institute of marine Sciences, CU
Dr Nazmul Ahsan, FMRT Discipline, Khulna University
COAST Trust &
Gono Unnayan Shanstha (GUS)
Mollusc Mollusc marketing system through value chain analysis with special emphasis on livelihood of the poor fishermen. Dr Mohammed Solaiman, Dept of Marketing, CU
Dr Kh. Anisul Huq, FMRT Discipline, Khulna University
Dr Ali Reza Faruk, Faculty of Fisheries, BAU
Dr M.Ali Reza Hossain Faculty of Fisheries, BAU
Socio economic/
Participation of women in production, processing and marketing of freshwater prawn (Golda) & dried fish in two coastal districts of Bangladesh. Approaches toward sustainable livelihood. Dr Md. Kawser Ahmed, Dept of Fisheries, Dhaka University
Dr Mohammed Solaiman, Dept of Marketing, CU
CODEC & GNAEP partner NGOs in
Marine Dry Fish Value chain analysis in the production and marketing of post harvest fishery products (PHFP) in the coastal belt of Bangladesh Dr Munir Ahmed, TARA &
Md. Shamsuddoha, Coast trust
Dr Nazrul Islam, Faculty of Fisheries, BAU
COAST Trust-Chittagong
GIS in Coastal Aquaculture Studies on the present status and future potential of Mollusc dry fish and crab in Bangladesh coast: A GIS methodological perspective to improve the livelihood of coastal communities Dr M.,A. Salam, Faculty of Fisheries, BAU
M. Shahadat Hossian, Institute of Marine Sciences, CU
Hasnein Bin Tareque, FMRT Discipline, Khulna University KU