We are very excited to announce that Eminence Associates for Social Development and Bangladesh Civil Society Network for Promoting Nutrition (BCSNPN) are jointly going to convene “Bangladesh Independent Food Systems Dialogue” on 24th August 2021 from 10:00 to 20:30 BST. Before the UN Food Systems Summit on September 2021, we want to come up with effective recommendations on peoples’ access to good nutrition, shifting diet for health and sustainability, natural positive food production, decent livelihood for food production workers, and resilient food systems in Bangladesh. On the basis of the recommendations, we would discuss these agendas at the summit. 


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Program Schedule

Session 1: How Can Ensure The Access to Safe and Nutritious Food for All?

Date: 24 Aug 2021
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Bangladesh Standard Time) 

Chief Guest:     Dr. Shamil Uddin Ahmed Shimul; MP Chapai Nawabganj- 1

Special Guest:   Dr. Md. Khalilur Rahman, Director General, Bangladesh National Nutrition Council


• Dr. Mohsin Ali, Nutrition Expert.

• Dr. Zeba Mahmud, Senior Advisor, Alive & Thrive, Bangladesh.

• Azad Md. Abul Kalam, Head of Program, ICCO, Bangladesh.

• Mandira Guha Neogi, Senior Policy Associate, GAIN, Bangladesh.

Chair:    Dr. Shah Monir Hossain, Former Director General, DGHS

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Session 2: The Role of Women and Young People for Shifting the Diet Consumption Pattern Towards Healthy and Sustainable Diet.

Date:  24 Aug 2021
Time: 12:00 PM – 01:30 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time)

Chief Guest:     Ahmed Firoz Kabir, MP, Pabna-2

• Saiqa Siraj, Country Director, Nutrition International, Bangladesh.

• Prof. Dr. Fahmida Chowdhury, Professor, Agronomy & Agriculture Extention, Rajshahi University

• Prof. Dr. Maniruzzaman Bahadur, Professor, Crop Physiology & Ecology, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University

• Prof. Dr. A.K. Obidul Huq, Professor, Food Technology & Nutrition Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University

• Prof. Dr. Sarder Safiqul Islam, Professor, Agrotechnology Dicipline, Khulna University

• Prof. Dr. Hafiza Sultana, Head, Health Education Department, NIPSOM

Chair:    Dr. Abdun Noor Tushar, Advisor, The Editor 365

Session 3: Natural Food Production in Twenty-first Century: Obstacles and Opportunities.

Date: 24 Aug 2021
Time: 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time)

Chief Guest: Dr. AFM Ruhul Haque, MP, Satkhira-3

Special Guests:
• Md. Ruhul Amin Talukder, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture.

• Prof. Dr. Sadekul Arefin Matin, Vice Chancellor, Barishal University.

• Prof. Dr. AHM Mustafizur Rahman, Vice Chancellor, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University.

• Mostafa Faroque Al Banna, Research Associate, Ministry of Food.

• Nurul Islam Hasib, Special Correspondent, Bangladesh Post

Chair:   Khaja Abdul Hannan, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Food

Session 4: The Challenges and Chances for Decent Livelihood for the farmers and Other Food Workers in Bangladesh.

Date: 24 Aug 2021
Time: 05:00 PM – 06:30 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time)

Chief Guest:   Shamsul Haque Tuku, MP, Pabna-1

Special Guest:
• Prof. Dr. Nasim Akhtar, Vice-Chancellor, Chandpur Science and Technology University

• Shykh Seraj, Director, Channel i

• Prof. Dr. M. Jahangir Alam, Agri-Marketing, Bangladesh Agriculture University

• John Taylor, Chief Technical Advisor, FAO

• Nazia Zabeen, Socio-Economic & Nutrition Expert, UNDP

Chair:   Dr. S M Mustafizur Rahman, Line Director, National Nutrition Service

Session 5: Peoples’ Engagement for Tackling Vulnerabilities, Shocks, and Stress to Make the Food System Resilient.

Date: 24 Aug 2021
Time: 07:00 PM – 08:30 PM (Bangladesh Standard Time)

Chief Guest: Dr. Abdul Aziz, MP, Sirajganj-1

Special Guest: Md. Atiqul Haque, Director General, Department of Disaster

• Prof. Dr. Shamim Ahmed Kamal Uddin Khan, Professor, Khulna University

• Dr. AFM Iqbal Kabir, Consultant, Bangladesh National Nutrition Council

• Toufiq Maruf, Senior Journalist, The Daily Kaler Kantho

Chair:    Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman, PKSF

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