Nutrition Olympiad ‘19 tomorrow

Staff Correspondent

26 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

The third season of ‘Nutrition Olympiad 2019’ will be held tomorrow as the opening event of the Nutrition Week, at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre (BICC) in the capital’s Agargaon area to address malnutrition through establishing Nutrition Club (NC)s across the country.

The theme of this year’s event is ‘Foster Youth Engagement for a Well-nourished World’.

In collaboration with Food Planning and Monitoring Unit (FPMU), Ministry of Food and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Bangladesh Institute o f ICT in Development (BIID) and the Meeting the Undernutrition Challenge (MUCH)-a policy advisory project implemented by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), jointly organised the daylong event.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the European Union (EU) is giving financial assistance of the programme.