Aquaculture 2013: Aquaculture’s role in the ‘First 1000 Days of Life’
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Speaking at the ‘Aquaculture 2013: To the Next 40 Years of Sustainable Global Aquaculture’ conference in Gran Canaria, Spain, Shakuntala Thislted, Worldfish, the ‘1000 days’ project and discussed how aquaculture can contribute to giving children the best start in life and help raise a country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
The ‘1000 days’ project promotes good nutrition for mother and child during the first 1000 days of life. The period covers the nine months during pregnancy and the first 0-24 months.
The good health and nutrition of a woman during pregnancy and breastfeeding can be linked to eating nutritious fish. Read more …
Shakuntala Thislted is an AwF Ambassador.