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Options for targeting food interventions in Bangladesh

Options for targeting food interventions in Bangladesh

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Published by IFPRI in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Food supply -- Bangladesh.,
    • Nutrition policy -- Bangladesh.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-44).

      Statementreport prepared by Working Group on Targeted Food Interventions.
      ContributionsWorking Group On Targeted Food Interventions.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9016.B352 O67 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3333250M
      LC Control Number2004312309

      Strategic Plan for Surveillance and Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases in Bangladesh: Labour Act: National Food Policy: The Bangladesh Pure Food (Amendments) Act: National Policy for Safe Water Supply & Sanitation: Bangladesh National Plan of Action for Nutrition (NPAN) National Food and. More children and teenagers in Bangladesh are obese now than before like many other developing countries, a new study suggests blaming food marketing, policies, and pricing. The Bangladesh portfolio includes numerous cases of activities working together on collaborative interventions, such as joint trainings or the creation of a database of extension agents. Implementers and USAID Bangladesh staff explained that these interventions might help reach individual activity targets, in.   Food security in Bangladesh, with particular reference to rice and wheat was investigated by examining trends in yields, area of cropping and overall production in recent decades. Prospects for continued increases in yield and area of the different rice crops and of wheat, considering the impact of climate change, suggest that continued large increases in Cited by:


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T argeting Food Security Interventions in Ethiopia Given the objective of alleviating chronic food insecurity, household-level targeting for the PSNP. Downloadable. The Government of Bangladesh launched the innovative Food for Education (FFE) program in The FFE program provides a free monthly ration of rice or wheat to poor families if their children attend primary school.

The goals of this program are to increase primary school enrollment, promote attendance, reduce dropout rates, and enhance the quality of education. Donor: European Commission (EC). Implementing Agencies: FAO in collaboration with Food Planning and Monitoring Unit, Ministry of Food (FPMU) Period: February, 14 – July, Budget: USDProject type: Technical Assistance, Capacity Development, Direct Service Delivery Objective: To strengthen FSC in Bangladesh through Improved Cluster Coordination.

Opportunities and Options to End Hunger in Bangladesh. and targeting nutrition interventions to children during the first thousand days of life—from the onset of a woman’s pregnancy to her child’s second birthday—are also critical to achieving food and nutrition security and ensuring the long-term health and productivity of future.

The event program will focus first on the vastly underestimated burden of foodborne disease in LMICs and its likely causes.

The program will then take a closer look at successes in and unintended consequences of small-scale food safety interventions and explore options for developing widespread solutions for foodborne disease in LMICs.

Between –, FANTA focused on integrating and strengthening maternal and child nutrition in health service delivery in Bangladesh. Working with the Government of Bangladesh and development partners, FANTA created the Country Investment Plan—a road map for investment in food security, nutrition, and agriculture.

FANTA also assisted the government in. Review of Agri-Food Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Bangladesh. Sirajul Islam, Md. Abid-Ul-Kabir, Barnali Chakraborty and Marup Hossain January The central bank can make a number of interventions targeting industries that are worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

One key policy directive can be to extend working capital loans at the. Government of Bangladesh has committed itself to delivering nutrition-specific interventions at the community level, through a comprehensive nutrition package that includes support for breastfeeding and complementary feeding, dietary diversification, food safety, and food.

Rapid improvements in health and nutrition in developing countries may be ascribed to specific, deliberate, health- and nutrition-related interventions and to changes in the underlying social, economic, and health environments.

This chapter is concerned with the contribution of specific interventions, while recognizing that improved living standards in the long run provide the Cited by: According to a World Food Program (WFP) report (), million people are food insecure in Bangladesh (45 percent of the population).

This gap between production and distribution requires deeper understanding of the causes of food insecurity with specific focus on institutional weakness (both political and economic institutions).

Bangladesh: Nutrition Profile. Background. Bangladesh is the most densely populated country in the world, with million people living in a land area roughly the size of the U.S.

state of Iowa. Bangladesh has maintained an impressive track record of 6 percent economic growth overFile Size: KB. Climate is changing in Bangladesh.

Food and Agriculture must too. Children's Poster Contest. Safer poultry for Better Nutrition. Building Resilient Livelihood: Stories from Chittagong Hill Tracts.

FAO Regional Representative for Asia Pacific Kundhavi Kadiresan visit to Bangladesh. Foods and Dietary Supplements in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease in Older Adults focuses on the ways in which food and dietary supplements affect the major health problems of aging adults.

Researchers in nutrition, diet, epidemiology, and aging studies, as well as healthcare providers who work with elderly patients will use this comprehensive resource as a tool in their.

This study examined the efficacy of food and cash transfers in enhancing food security and livelihoods of the ultra-poor in rural Bangladesh, with a focus on four interventions. The first two are components of the Vulnerable Group Development(VGD) program: (1) Income-Generating VGD (IGVGD) and (2) Food Security VGD (FSVGD).

The USAID Agriculture Value Chain (AVC) project in Bangladesh, implemented by DAI Global, is seeking to change the behavior of the agricultural input distribution system by working through firms that supply inputs and services to smallholder farmers.

AVC is doing this by targeting the firms' performance management strategies (through preferred distributor, retailer. Dietary Interventions in Gastrointestinal Diseases: Foods, Nutrients and Dietary Supplements provides valuable insights into the agents that affect metabolism and other health-related conditions in the gastrointestinal system.

It provides nutritional treatment options for those suffering from gastrointestinal diseases including Crohn’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel. The food safety programme also emphasizes for the need for monitoring of food safety and foodborne illness with modern risk based approach and techniques.

Country situation The food contamination and food adulteration situation of Bangladesh is a serious public health concern.

USAID Office of Food For Peace Food Security Country Framework for Bangladesh (FY –). Washington, DC: FHI /FANTA. Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance III Project (FANTA) FHI Connecticut Avenue, NW. Washington, DC T F [email protected]

FANTA III. FOOD. This blog was originally written by Margie Brand of EcoVentures International. The USAID Agriculture Value Chain (AVC) project in Bangladesh, implemented by DAI Global, is seeking to change the behavior of the agricultural input distribution system by working through firms that supply inputs and services to smallholder farmers.

AVC is doing this by targeting the. Review Article Food Safety Challenges towards Safe, Healthy, and Nutritious Street Foods in Bangladesh zzaman, 1 FatemaMoniChowdhury, 2 SharminZaman, 1 ArafatAlMamun, 1 lBari 1 Center for Advanced Research in Sciences, University of Dhaka, Dhaka.

Bangladesh’s Response to Adolescent Reproductive Health Issues Legal and Policy Framework Interventions in Government Sector Role of NGO and Private Sector ARH and the Development Partners International Commitments to ARH Opportunities for the Future Strategy Development Process 2.

THE FRAMEWORK OF File Size: 72KB. Perceptions of post-conflict livelihood interventions in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: targeting, access and relevance Researching livelihoods and services affected by conflict Swat Lower Dir Pakistan Iran Afghanistan Tajikistan China Islamabad IndiaFile Size: KB.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper reviews the background and history of agricultural technology interventions and the policy processes underlying food-based and cash-based education incentive programmes in Bangladesh, their targeting mechanisms and performance, and their evolution over time.

The study reviews similarities and differences among these anti. Coping with climate change: Bangladeshi farmers boost food production with simple interventions A farmer in Bangladesh stands next to her vertical vegetable tower.

Vertical agriculture options can address the problems related to climate change such as increased waterlogging, flooding, and salinity. In Bangladesh where agriculture is the largest sector of the economy, agricultural production is under pressure from increasing demands for food.

A large percentage of the population is already vulnerable to a range of natural hazards with increasing climate variability and climate change expected to aggravate the situation further by causing. Phuong Hong Nguyen, Sunny S Kim, Tina Sanghvi, Zeba Mahmud, Lan Mai Tran, Sadia Shabnam, Bachera Aktar, Raisul Haque, Kaosar Afsana, Edward A Frongillo, Marie T Ruel, Purnima Menon, Integrating Nutrition Interventions into an Existing Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Program Increased Maternal Dietary Diversity, Micronutrient Intake, and Exclusive Cited by: targeting priority interventions for children.

UNICEF will focus on water, sanitation and hygiene in households and institutions, with two overarching objectives, which align with the first two SDG 6 targets: 1.

Byachieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all; 2. Byachieve access to adequate and. Optima Nutrition: An allocative efficiency tool to reduce childhood stunting by better targeting of nutrition-related interventions Article (PDF Available) in BMC Public Health 18(1) March.

It is 25 y since Amartya Sen published his book, Poverty and Famines (), which helped redefine the way that “food security” is discussed in the development conceptual contribution centered on the fact that people often fall prey to food deprivation not so much because food is unavailable on the market but rather because their access to such food Cited by:   Sincethe International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has had a strong presence in Bangladesh, conducting research, providing policy support, and strengthening stakeholders’ capacity.

This on-the-ground presence has allowed IFPRI to generate evidence-based research results on critical food and nutrition security issues. Rice is the staple food of Bangladesh and contains around 94 percent of all food grains produced per annum Food security, in the context of Bangladesh, is therefore strongly related around the production, import and price stability of rice.

Food availability in the domestic market does not essentially guarantee food security for the masses. Suggested Citation: "7 U.S.

Policy in Food and Nutrition." Institute of Medicine. Mitigating the Nutritional Impacts of the Global Food Price Crisis: Workshop Summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / T he U.S. government can play an important role in the fight to end global hunger, and there is a renewed. Bangladesh is an agro based country. Vegetables grown in Bangladesh serve as a major source of daily food for the general population.

However, the potency of these vegetables which are consumed daily, in terms of antioxidant, antitmutagenic, antitumor and antibacterial activity against pathogenic microbes and spoilage bacteria etc.

has never been : Hossain Shekhar. Around million people, or about 13 percent of the world’s population, live in extreme poverty on less than $ per day. Unfortunately, most development interventions have not addressed the needs of the extreme or ultra-poor because these populations tend to be the hardest to serve: they are socially and geographically isolated, own few or no assets, have.

market power are largely responsible for such price spirals in the food markets. Many governments are thus considering interventions in the food markets.

InBangladesh government implemented a policy that banned the so-called Delivery Order (DO) layer of the edible oil market, arguing that market power due to collusion and harmful speculation.

Twin-Track Approach The Plan of Action adopts a twin-track approach to hunger reduction. Apart from providing immediate access to food to the most vulnerable households through targeted cash and food transfers, the Plan also includes actions aimed at developing production capacity, income generation and nutrition through investments and accompanying policy measures.

NutritioN BANGLADESH at a GLANCE Undernutrition is not just a problem of poverty. In the past 2 decades, Bangladesh has made con-siderable progress in development, sustaining high rates of economic growth and reducing poverty rates by 9% between and (from 49% to 40%).4 Also, as Figure 2 shows, children are under-File Size: KB.

Bangladesh has seen impressive progress in health and nutrition in the last few decades. Initiatives to prevent illness have substantially reduced six vaccine-preventable and diarrhoeal diseases that killed hundreds of thousands of children even two decades ago.

Malnutrition has been steadily declining. KCPII-Food Prices, Middlemen, and Marketing Institutions: Evidence from Bangladesh KCPII - KNOWLEDGE FOR CHANGE PROGRAM II Task Team Leader: - Forhad J. Shilpi Approving Manager: - Michael A.

Toman Summary Information TF Status ACTV Recipient Country Bangladesh Executed By Bank Managing Unit - DECAR. This book draws examples from food security issues in Bangladesh. The book is structured around those issues and underlying causes of food security, the implications from different sectors, policy analysis, and the role and actions of various stakeholders from different sectors to ensure food security.A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Climate change risks and food security in Bangladesh / Winston H.

Yu [et al]. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hbk.) 1. Crops and climate–Bangladesh. 2. Climatic change File Size: 6MB.Improvements in water quality, handwashing, sanitation, or nutrition supported by intensive interpersonal communication, when delivered either individually or in combination, contributed to improvements in child development.

A crucial next step is to establish whether similar effects can be achieved with reduced intensity of promoter contacts that could be supported in large-scale Cited by: