Over the last few decades, Bangladesh has witnessed remarkable economic growth spearheaded by strong private sector consumption, steady export market growth and increased flow of remittance. While the fisheries sector contributed 3.57% to the national GDP and employed 11% of the country’s total population, the prominence of the fisheries sector in the economy was in threat due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Despite the short-term suffering, can the fish farmers take advantage of recovered stocks post-COVID-19? Over 143 supply chain actors and 30 aquaculture LSPs in northwest Bangladesh have been reached out to understand the current aquaculture culture market in Bangladesh. Presenting “The North Star: Burgeoning Aquaculture Market in North Bengal”