To disseminate improved aquaculture technologies through training and demonstration and to extend farmers advisory services to the focal stakeholders. To enhance fisheries resources through facilitating conservation and management measures. To assist the administrative ministry in formulation of policies, Acts etc. To enforce quality control measures and issuance of health certificates for exportable fish and fish products. To conduct fisheries resources survey and assessment of stock to develop fisheries database for proper planning. To facilitate arrangement for institutional credit for fish and shrimp farmers, fishers and fish traders. To facilitate alternative income generating activities for rural poor and unemployed people towards poverty alleviation.        To formulate and implement development projects towards sustainable utilization of fisheries resources to ensure food security.
Countries: Bangladesh