The main objective of this transdisciplinary research is to support a sustainable coastal transformation in saline and brackish coastal environments by co-developing innovative Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) and associated institutions along ecosystem-based principles in collaboration with poor coastal residents whose livelihoods are most undermined by salinization and other environmental change.
Ahmed, N., Thompson, S. & Glaser, M. (2018). Global Aquaculture Productivity, Environmental Sustainability, and Climate Change Adaptability Environmental Management
Ahmed, N., Thompson, S., Glaser, M. (2018) Transforming organic prawn farming in Bangladesh: Potentials and challenges Journal of Cleaner Production 172, pp. 3806-3816.
Ahmed, N., Thompson, S., Glaser, M. (2017) Integrated mangrove-shrimp cultivation: Potential for blue carbon sequestration Ambio online
Tacke F. (2017) Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture in coastal Bangladesh - Approaches for a sustainable social & ecological adaptation process. BSc thesis.
De Buhr, S (2018) Sustainable Livelihood Outcomes: Lessons from two NGO approaches in Bangladesh MSc Thesis
Nagel, Ben (2019 in prep) Innovative technologies as transformation tools for coastal households in Bangladesh, MSc Thesis
International conference presentations
Leverage Points Lüneburg (Glaser) Feb 2019
Future Oceans2, Brest (Selim) June 2019
MARE Amsterdam (Selim/Glaser) June 2019
- Second phase of proposal EU Atlantic Collaboration for the development of sustainable marine aquaculture practices and trainings (ACD-MAP (with work proposed in South Africa and Brazil)
- Preparation of small pilot experiments with landless groups in Bangladesh
- Aquaculture value chain studies with ULAB
- Two articles in preparation
- Further search for funding
Samiya Selim (University of the Liberal Arts - ULAB, Banglasdesh)
Centre for Sustainable Development (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Anisul Huq (Khulna University, Bangladesh)
Harunur Rashid (Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh)
Lucinaldo Blandtt and Roberta Barbosa, (University of Pará, Brazil)
Nesar Ahmed (University of Manitoba, Canada)