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Fisherman with small fishes holding in hands. African fisherman's catch, Zanzibar
Pillar 1

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Improving fisheries by tackling the underlying causes of overfishing and strengthening aquaculture sustainability

Plastic bag floating in ocean
Pillar 2

Marine Pollution

Addressing threats posed to ocean health from marine pollution, including litter and plastics, from marine or land-based sources

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Pillar 3

Oceanic Sectors

Enhancing sustainability of key oceanic sectors such as tourism, maritime transport and offshore renewable energy

Magroves. Langkawi, Malaysia
Pillar 4

Seascape Management

Building government capacity to manage marine resources, including nature-based solutions, and to mobilize private sector finance


About the Program

PROBLUE is a new umbrella multi-donor trust fund, housed at the World Bank, that supports the sustainable and integrated development of marine and coastal resources in healthy oceans.

What is the Blue Economy?

The Blue Economy refers to the sustainable and integrated development of economic sectors in healthy oceans.


Contact Us

Morgan Graham
Communications Officer
World Bank 1818 H St, NW Washington, DC 20433, USA
Tel : (202) 458-7097