Recognizing the critical role of knowledge and innovation to rapidly end hunger, undernutrition, and poverty, IFPRI and the Governance Innovation Unit (GIU) of the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh signed an agreement on October 4 to create a Compact2025 Knowledge and Innovation Hub (K&I Hub) in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is one of Compact2025’s focal countries, committed […]
Success in ending hunger and undernutrition depends on country-owned and country-led strategies and investments. On October 4, 2017, the International Food Policy Research Institute organized two events in Dhaka, Bangladesh, bringing together stakeholders to discuss the critical poverty, hunger, and malnutrition issues that the country faces and chart a path forward to accelerate progress.
The Bangladesh National Nutrition Council, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, approved the Second National Plan of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025 that was developed in collaboration with key stakeholders. Its goal is to improve the nutritional status of all citizens and reduce all forms of malnutrition, with a focus on children, adolescent girls, pregnant women […]
The World Food Program (WFP) has developed a four-year Country Strategic Plan with Bangladesh to strengthen and support the government’s efforts to achieve the SDG of zero hunger by 2030.
Check out the latest features on our K&I Hub Resources page, including highlights from this week’s Compact2025 News in Brief: