South Asian Sea Progamme (SASP)

Activities

  • Regional Oil Spill Contingency Plan in south Asian Region

    Regional Oil Spill Contingency Plan in south Asian Region

    Five South Asian countries namely Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka share the Indian Ocean and are part of the South Asian Seas Programme.  With a view to protect the marine environment in the region, South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) undertook a …Read More »
  • Regional Strategy and Task force on Ballast Water Management South Asia

    Regional Strategy and Task force on Ballast Water Management South Asia

    South Asian Seas region lies within one of the busiest shipping lanes globally as it falls within the oil conveyor belt from the Gulf to East Asia. Therefore, ballast water can pose serious economical and ecological damage through introduction of invasive and alien species to the coastal and marine waters.  …Read More »
  • South Asia Coral Reef Task Force

    South Asia Coral Reef Task Force

    The South Asia Coral Reef Task Force (SACRTF) has been established under the South Asia MCPA (Marine Conservation and Protected Areas) project, through funding from the European Union, to facilitate coordination in the management of coral reefs and associated ecosystems at a national level, and to promote collaborative action at …Read More »
  • A Scoping Study of Nutrient Pollution on the Coastal and Marine Systems of South Asia.

    A Scoping Study of Nutrient Pollution on the Coastal and Marine Systems of South Asia.

    For addressing the land based sources of Marine pollution, in relation to development of a Regional Strategic Action Plan for the countries along the Bay of Bengal, SACEP developed a project concept titled ‘Controlling Nutrient Loading and Eutrophication of Coastal Waters of the South Asian Seas Region’ with the inputs …Read More »
  • Development of a Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Strategy for the South Asian Seas Region.

    Development of a Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Strategy for the South Asian Seas Region.

    South Asian Seas Programme of SACEP together with UNEP have initiated an activity to develop a South Asia Regional Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Strategy in partnership with various other stakeholders. The Strategy was prepared, in parallel with the National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) and it will assist the …Read More »