Preparation of a Print Ready Publication on Rivers for Life - Proceedings of the International Symposium on River Biodiversity: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River System

Partner: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

A high-end publication starting off with intensive coordination work with IUCN Bangladesh and India country offices, the book was oriented, copy edited and designed to serve as a rich compendium on some of the most important issues related to the GBM region. The work on the publication covered all aspects from A-Z from the title of the document to copy-editing to assisting in obtaining the ISBN for the publication, designed to make it a ready-to-print document all ends were tied up and presented.

Jointly presented by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Bangladesh and IUCN, India, this publication is based upon deliberations held at the Symposium on “River Biodiversity: Ganges- Brahmaputra-Meghna Basin” under the auspices of Ecosystems for Life: A Bangladesh-India Initiative. It gives critical insight into the many issues related to the biodiversity of the riverine ecosystem and the surrounding population of the GBM region through 28 well researched peer reviewed academic papers. The themes included: River Biodiversity Conservation: Issues and Opportunities, Higher Vertebrates, Fish and Fisheries and Plankton and Benthic Organisms.

The Project partners were IUCN India and IUCN Bangladesh, Patna University, India, and University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.