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FAO launches training for nutrition master trainers

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, has launched a training programme for master trainers of Agriculture Ministry for building sector-wide pool of expert nutrition trainers.

The programme that emphasises capacity development of government officials through training of trainers (ToT) fits the broader agenda of the National Food and Nutrition Security Framework and the related United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 for Bangladesh.

FAO experts stressed that the main output is to have trained Bangladesh Institute of Research and Training on Applied Nutrition (BIRTAN), Ministry of Agriculture officials across the country through this ToT workshop to support the government to spur nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific actions and further their successful implementation.

Source: United News of Bangladesh