Investigating the Past and Present of Sawfish in Bangladesh

Grantee Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
Location Bangladesh
Grant Amount 19,914
Duration One year
Type of Grant Small

The grant will support fisherfolks and broader coastal communities to report the encounter and landing of sawfish in Bangladesh.  Mostly based on volunteer monitoring by the trained coastal citizenry, the data will be available through an open access web-portal.  In addition to mainstream sawfish conservation at the national level, it will contribute to improving the global assessment of sawfish.