Small fish, big nutritional value

While Bangladesh has made significant progress in reducing undernutrition in recent years, a large proportion of the population still do not consume enough vitamin A, iron and zinc to meet nutritional requirements.

In rural areas, more than 30% of the population is stunted, 29% are underweight and 21% are wasted. Young children, pregnant and lactating women are particularly at risk.

WorldFish: An Introduction

WorldFish is an international, nonprofit research organization that harnesses the potential of fisheries and aquaculture to reduce hunger and poverty. Globally, more than one billion people obtain most of their animal protein from fish and approximately 800 million depend on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods.

Chinese market drives demand for overexploited sea cucumber

Despite evidence that sea cucumber is often harvested from the Pacific at an unsustainable rate, a new study has found that Chinese market demand for this revered delicacy remains strong and under weak regulation. In this edition of the WorldFish podcast, WorldFish scientist Hampus Eriksson explains the importance of sea cucumber for Pacific communities and discusses conservation measures to protect these species for future generations.

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