A rapid increase in aquaculture production in Bangladesh has lowered fish prices, increased protein consumption, and reduced poverty. The new book The Making of a Blue Revolution in Bangladesh is a case study of how this transformation in the fish value chain occurred, how it improved the lives of fish producers and fish consumers, and what potential aquaculture still holds for Bangladesh. The book was launched during an event in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Additional highlights from this week’s Compact2025 News in Brief include:
- Nutrition International provides a free online tool to help governments determine the costs and benefits of transitioning from iron and folic acid supplementation (IFAS) to multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) in their maternal health programs.
- The Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Global Gathering 2019 "Nourishing people and planet together" will take place November 4–7 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- A short video from the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) explains the challenges, opportunities, and issues involved in food systems transformation.