Background and rationale
Poor diet affects the poor, middle class and the rich alike. To this end, one of the goals of responsible agriculture investments is producing healthy foods that contributes to sustainable diets and health of individuals, households and the community at large. One of the keys to achieving this is a policy environment in which nutrition is better understood and valued.
Objective, nature and scope
Food Security and Nutrition and the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security: Principle 1
Economic and social issues: Principle 2
Cultural Issues: Principle 4
Policy Coherence and Sector Development: Principle 5
Lalita Bhattacharjee, Nutritionist, National Food Policy Capacity Strengthening Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Bangladesh.
 Bangladesh Country Investment Plan for Agriculture, Food Security and Nutrition (2010 -2015)
 National Food Policy Plan of Action and Country Investment Plan, Monitoring Report 2013, FPMU, Ministry of Food.
with the Committee on World Food Security (CFS)
The topic note and the zero draft are also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish
The FSN Forum is supported by the project Coherent food security responses: incorporating right to food into global and regional food security initiatives.