Tarayana or­gan­ises Food and Nu­tri­tion Work­shop

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With sup­port from SAFANSI (South Asia Food and Nu­tri­tion Se­cu­rity Ini­tia­tives) project fund, Tarayana Foun­da­tion con­ducted two days work­shop on Food and Nu­tri­tion start­ing from 1st Au­gust 2014 for 24 Buzip fa­cil­i­ta­tors be­long­ing to var­i­ous com­mu­ni­ties that falls un­der Tarayana project ar­eas. The pro­gramme was fa­cil­i­tated by Yu­den Dorji, World Bank Con­sul­tant and Palden Wangmo, Buzip (ECCD) Co­or­di­na­tor of the Foun­da­tion. The pro­gramme was re­source by Ms Kin­ley Tsh­er­ing, Chief Hor­ti­cul­ture Of­fi­cer from Min­istry of For­est and Agri­cul­ture ( MOAF) and Mr. Laig­den Dzed, Nu­tri­tion­ist from Min­istry of Heath touch­ing the var­i­ous topics of im­por­tance on In­ter­ven­tion to­wards food and nu­tri­tion se­cu­rity. There was an in­ter­ac­tive dis­cus­sions and group pre­sen­ta­tions on the var­i­ous is­sues re­lat­ing to the food and nu­tri­tion prob­lems in their re­spec­tive ar­eas.

The main ob­jec­tives of the pro­gram were to:

Con­sol­i­date the ini­tia­tives of dif­fer­ent agen­cies to­wards ad­dress­ing food & nu­tri­tion se­cu­rity

Form a tech­ni­cal work­ing group from rel­e­vant agen­cies on food and nu­tri­tion se­cu­rity

Cre­ate aware­ness on food and nu­tri­tion se­cu­rity amongst our Buzip cen­tre fa­cil­i­ta­tors/ com­mu­nity lead­ers (women)

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