CSO

Civil Society Alliance Bangladesh

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment

Reported progress

Assessment

Non-financial commitments
New commitment - added in 2013 To scale up multi-sectorial and multi-stakeholders engagement to scale up nutrition specific and sensitive intervention in Bangladesh.
Reported progress

CARE Bangladesh as a representative of CSA for SUN has done a lot. For example:

1. Piloted multisectoral approach to nutrition through establishing the Upazila (sub-national ) Nutrition Coordination Committee (UNCC) in Sunamganj, Bangladesh.

2. Demonstrated the positive outcome of a multi-sectoral approach to nutrition and done advocacy for policy influence at the national level. Therefore, the UNCC and District Nutrition Coordination Committee (DNCC) model became part of the Government official document as included in the Second National Plan of Nutrition (NPAN2).

3. Closely worked with Bangladesh National Nutrition Council (BNNC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) to developed ToR for UNCC, DNCC and circulated nationwide to scale up.

4. Developed an operational guideline for DNCC and UNCC to maintain uniformity and functionalize accredited by BNNC, MoHFW and Bangladesh government.

5. Provided technical support to BNNC, MoHFW and developed a web-based M&E system for UNCC and DNCC.

6. Worked and supported Secretariat, Civil Society Alliance (CSA) for SUN and other civil society organisations (CSO) to build capacity on multisectoral approach to nutrition, Covid-19, and nutrition, nutrition governance, lobby, and advocacy, etc.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

Reported progress suggests commitment is on course