Our objectives

Bangladesh Civil Society Network for Promoting Nutrition (BCSNPN) will work to prevent/eradicate malnutrition from Bangladesh. It Promotes appropriate nutrition behavior, practices and services throughout Bangladesh through an integrated approach.


Specific Objectives:

  • To sensitize policy makers for scaling up nutrition in all relevant policies.
  • To persuade government, developmental partners, private sector agencies and other stakeholders to increase investment in nutrition as an essential development agenda.
  • To disseminate evidence based best practices for adaptation and action.
  • To advocate for revisiting and revitalizing the National Plan of Action for Nutrition (NPAN)-1997, revitalize the National Nutrition Council and to support HPNSDP program.
  • To link up with all global efforts on Nutrition.
  • To utilize media as a tool to create awareness among mass people regarding improving nutrition and prevent malnutrition.

 

Government will try to ensure food and nutrition for all people of the country

Honorable prime minister said that her government will try to create and implement new legislation on food and agricultural production and also will try to ensure adequate food and nutrition to all people of the country. In the inauguration ceremony of “South Asia Right to Food Conference” she also emphasized on taking regional initiatives to eradicate poverty, hunger and on the establishment of SARC Food Bank. She said, “There is no substitute of taking initiatives to eradicate poverty and hunger from South Asia and recently occurred earthquake of Nepal reminds us of the necessity of the food security.” She also said that it is important to accelerate the initiative of the establishment of SARC Food Bank, the leaders of the South Asia nations are trying their best for doing that as early as possible. SARC Food Bank will play as a role of friend for each poor people and not let any person die starving.She invited all to execute the planning of establishment of the SARC Seed Bank to ensure the involvement and empowerment of farmers regarding the seeds. Among 5 basic needs of human e.g. food, clothing, shelter, education, medical care, Food is on the top need. In spite of achieving improvement in civilization, science and knowledge, till now adequate foods are not available to all people worldwide.  Read more........

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