Monirul Islam

Associate Professor in the Department of Fisheries, University of Dhaka

Monirul Islam


  • Environmental issues in fisheries and aquaculture
  • Climate Change
  • Biodiversity
  • Water pollution
  • Institutional and policy analysis
  • Socio-economic analysis

Current projects:

  • Adaptation strategies and sustainable livelihoods: Addressing the impacts of climate variability and change on inland fishery-dependent people in Bangladesh. Funded by IFS, Sweden
  • Contribution of Bangladeshi fisheries sector to greenhouse gas emission and suggestions for climate smart fisheries. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh

Completed projects:

  • Climate change impacts, vulnerability and sustainable adaptation strategies: insights from aquaculture of Bangladesh. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh
  • Monitoring Terrestrial and Aquatic Organisms for the Impact Zone of SBIIPCL Project; funded by International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank
  • Economic incentives to conserve hilsa shad fish (Tenualosa ilisha) in Bangladesh; funded by Darwin Initiative, DERFA, UK
  • Impact of heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants on some freshwater fishes with special reference to the toxic effects of mercury (Hg) and arsenic (As) on fish reproduction, protein changes and cellular DNA damages. Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Bangladesh.