Multi-Stakeholder Partnership in Nutrition: An Experience from Bangladesh
Context and legitimacy: Bangladesh, a country with 160 million people, is among the 20 countries which have had major accomplishments in reducing child mortality and improving maternal health (Millennium Development Goal 4 and 5 respectively). The government of Bangladesh aims to transition into a middle income country by 2021, and is committed to reduce social discrimination, environmental degradation, physical insecurity, socio-economic-cultural vulnerability and to secure and sustain an annual rate of GDP growth of 10% from 2017.
‘Making Vision-2021 a Reality’
National Micronutrients Survey 2011-12
Health Population Nutrition Sector Development Program (2011-2016)
Household Income & Expenditure Survey 2010
Reardon et al., 2014: Urbanization, Diet Change, and Transformation of Food Supply Chains in Asia
WHO Bangladesh website
USDA Report- March 2013
Policy and Strategy for Public private partnership 2010- Bangladesh Gazette
Food Policy Monitoring Unit/Ministry of Food, Government of Bangladesh (2011): Bangladesh Country Investment Plan for Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition.
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