Intervention Strategies

  • Alliance building (Right to Food Bangladesh) to create public opinion and pressure on government to pass Right to Food legislation in Bangladesh.
  • Research and evidence gathering from several national program interventions on food security will be used to influence stakeholders on the basis of best practice.
  • Advocating to governments to create state accountability mechanisms around food security and the reduction of hunger through lobbying, alliance building and social mobilization
  • Monitoring the implementation of the NSSS and Right to Food legislation as part of a civil society coalition. The strategy includes disaggregated budget tracking and auditing by gender, ethnic groups, Adivasi, disadvantaged and marginalized groups and monitoring the effectiveness of social protection schemes to highlight gaps as a basis for advocating for appropriate changes for increasing allocations.
  • Raise public awareness, using high and low profile champions, women’s movements and in different media, of the vital role of women in securing food for the family and nation.
  • Influencing governments, banks and other financial institutions to lend more institutional credit and provide institutional support like extension services crop insurance irrigation access to other technological and agro ecology solutions for women farmers, producers, fisher folk and other marginalized people part of ‘responsible investment’.
  • Strategic partnerships with government and influential institutions (Law and Food Ministry/Planning commissions, Bilateral and Multilateral organizations, FAO   and think tanks etc.) to facilitate the law and policy formulation process in Bangladesh.