The National Food Policy Plan of Action and Country Investment Plan Monitoring Report 2012 were publicly launched in a ceremony held on 13th August 2012 in the conference room of the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management (MoFDM). Dr. Muhammad Abdur Razzaque, MP, Minister MoFDM, Chief Guest, reiterated the Government’s commitment towards achieving food and nutritional security, highlighting that monitored policies lead more effective policies. Mr. Dominique Burgeon, FAO Representative in Bangladesh participated as Special Guest, and Mr. Richard Greene, Mission Director of USAID Bangladesh and Mr. Andrew Barnard, Charge d'Affaires of the Delegation of the European Union to Bangladesh were Guests of Honour. Ms Mushfeka Ikfat, Secretary in Charge, Food Division, Ministry of Food and Disaster Management chaired the Ceremony.Mr. Naser Farid, Director General of the Food Planning and Monitoring Unit (FPMU), pointed out that the Monitoring Report 2012 is the result of the collaboration among 17 ministries and divisions, coordinated by the FPMU of the MoFDM with technical support from FAO under the National Food Policy Capacity Strengthening Program (NFPCSP) and financial support from EU and USAID.