Second global tiger stocktaking conference and Sundarbans tiger conservation landscape

Bangladesh Forest Department under the Ministry of Environment and Forests is organizing the three-day conference in cooperation with Global Tiger Initiative, Global Tiger Forum and development partners, including the World Bank aimed at saving the big cat from its extinction. The main objective of the conference is to review the implementation plan under the Global Tiger Recovery Programme for the tiger inhabitant countries. The conference will adopt a Dhaka Recommendation for conservation of tigers across the globe. Attended by 13 countries with tiger populations, development partners and donors reviewed implementation of the road map for global tiger recovery programme endorsed by 2010 ST Petersburg declaration on conservation of the threatened big cat. The Dhaka Recommendations would form the basis for the two-year global tiger recovery programme implementation plan ending 2016 awaiting endorsement by the 3rd Asian ministerial conference on tiger conservation.