fishSAFE 2025 - Phase 1: Bangladesh

Journey to Bangladesh by Dr Kate Pike

Today was our final full day in Bangladesh with a team meeting to discuss the way forward and work on some promotional materials for the press and future planning.

Another wonderful sunny day with a perfect temperature around 27 degrees. This morning we drove to the village of Allipur, across the river from Mahipur where we were yesterday, to continue our field work.

Tuesday morning, day three began in the village of Mahipur on the coast, not far from Sikder Resort where we are staying. Today was field work and started with a crowd from the village of local men and women ....

Day two started early with a colourful trip to the Patuakhali Science and Technology University. We had to cross the River Paijra by chain ferry and the whole journey was quite an adventure before we even got...

The team have arrived and assembled from various corners of the world. We have Darren Mitchell, the project’s manager and chief in charge of organising our logistics, with the New Zealand team, to get here.