- March 29, 2022
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPN Topics
Section: Sustainable development
Context: BIMSTEC MEETING
The BOBLME Project includes Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The project aims to improve the lives of the coastal populations through better regional management of the Bay of Bengal environment and its fisheries.
The BOBLME Project is funded principally by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), Norway, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, FAO, participating Governments and the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) with a total estimated budget of $USD 31 million over five years.
It is g launched by the FAO with funding from the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and others.