Mechanisms - Bangladesh National Nutrition Council (BNNC)

Lead government agency:
Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Health


  • Convening nutrition partners
  • Coordination in development of national nutrition policies and programmes

1) Policy Harmonization & link up with sectoral policies: Identification of the nutrition relevant topics to be covered by the national and sectoral policies & the policies to be harmonized

2) Harmonized Capacity building: Stocktaking,Gap analysis for system strengthening,, Mapping, Forecasting

3) Evidence generation and linking with policies: Country Situation/status analysis, food market, price stability analysis, financial resource tracking, policy direction, linking with national/ international policies, commitment


This coordination mechanism was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition.

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