PROJECTS

Embassy of Sweden took part in #standagainstmalnutrition Photo Campaign

H.E. Charlotta Schlyter, Honorable Ambassador of Sweden to Bangladesh, along with the distinguished Ms. Ylva Festin, Second Secretary (Political & Trade) of Embassy of Sweden to Bangladesh participated in the #StandAgainstMalnutrition photo campaign organized by Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) on 7th June, 2018. BIID is fostering youth led Nutrition Club initiative in Bangladesh to fight against all sorts of malnutrition. BIID Team and members of Nutrition Club also participated in the Campaign.

 

Nutrition Workshop at Suchana Nutrition Club

BIID Team visited Borolekha & Komolgonj in Moulvibazar and Biswanath & Goyenhat to form 4 Nutrition Clubs among adolescent working groups of Suchana from April 11-12, 2018. BIID team conducted training sessions on Nutrition Clubs and encouraged the adolescent girls to actively engage in their communities to address malnutrition in an integrated manner. We welcome the newly formed Nutrition Clubs in our Nutrition Club Network.

 

 

Nutrition Olympiad 2018 held at BICC

Nutrition Olympiad 2018 was held at the Bangabandhu International Convention Centre (BICC), Agargaon, Sher-E-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka on 21st of April as a precursor event to National Nutrition Week.

The event, held on Saturday, was organized jointly by the Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID), Ministry of Food, and Meeting the Under Nutrition Challenge (MUCH), a project implemented by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Financial assistance was provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the European Union (EU). SUCHANA, financially supported by the Department for International Development (DFID) and the EU, Global Improved Alliance for Nutrition (GAIN) and other organizations joined the event as strategic partners and partners.

To read more:
http://www.newagebd.net/article/39513/govt-to-provide-nutrition-fortified-rice-to-poor
http://epaper.thedailystar.net/index.php?opt=view&page=3&date=2018-04-22

BIID will organize policy advocacy activities to discuss & recommend on the regulatory environment, analysis the institutional capacity, develop community of practice, communication

initiatives towards behavioral change. The main objective of advocacy workshops is to initiate awareness for the improvement of nutrition condition among the stakeholders.

BIID will foster research activities through the NC networks which will cover action research, survey, academic research etc. Also applied research will be initiated on all aspects of nutritional sciences.