Towards an arsenic safe environment in Bangladesh: executive summary

This document provides an up-to-date summary of the state of the knowledge regarding the arsenic problem in Bangladesh from health, water supply and agricultural perspectives. It analyses the principal challenges to arsenic mitigation, identifies emerging threats and proposes a set of key actions to accelerate & consolidate progress.
The publication is intended to reinvigorate the arsenic mitigation efforts of all stakeholders in Bangladesh and calls for urgent action to address the major challenges posed by arsenic contamination of water and food.