Nutrition Olympiad is an event organized annually by Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID). The objective of the event is to convey the potentials of youths’ engagement in addressing the nutrition-related challenges and encountering malnutrition in Bangladesh.
The focus of the event is to bring together all the Nutrition Clubs and relevant stakeholders for showcasing nutrition based initiatives, knowledge sharing and networking. Moreover, this platform will motivate the participants of nutrition clubs and the youth as a whole through awarding on their exemplary efforts to build a healthy nation in turn.
The first Nutrition Olympiad was held on March 6, 2017 at the Krishibid Institution Bangladesh, Khamar Bari, and Dhaka. Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) jointly with the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) and INGENAES/USAID organized the event. The event concluded with a call for collaboration for Nutrition Olympiad 2018 which is underway.