helping create awareness
To help create awareness on and to advocate the importance of nutrition and the scourge of malnutrition
disseminating knowledge
To disseminate nutritional knowledge, particularly knowledge which can be made use of at the grass root level through the mass media, folk media, distribution of extension materials, publication of journals and periodicals and through organization of seminars, workshops, meetings, exhibitions etc
co-operate with Government
To co-operate with the Government in a continuous review of the national food and nutrition policy
stimulate research
To stimulate research in nutrition through awards, research grants, citations and recommendations
facilitate formulation
To facilitate formulation and implementation of programs of nutrition education, specially at the grass root level

Who We are?

Nutrition Society of Bangladesh ( NSB ) was founded in 2010 with some young, energetic, dynamic and visionary people. It is non political, non profitable social welfare organization. The Society is formed by Nutrition Experts, Agriculturists, and other Health professionals. This Society was established to develop and promote awareness regarding nutrition in Bangladesh.


What We Do?

Generally, the objectives of the Society shall be to help realize the potential of the human resources in Bangladesh now victims of severe malnutrition and consequent morbidity and poor physical quality of life, through promotion of better nutrition at family level in the country as a whole. Specifically the objectives of the Society shall be:

Help to create awareness

To help create awareness on and to advocate the importance of nutrition and the scourge of malnutrition;

Disseminate nutritional knowledge

To disseminate nutritional knowledge, particularly knowledge which can be made use of at the grass root level through the mass media, folk media, distribution of extension materials, publication of journals and periodicals and through organization of seminars, workshops, meetings, exhibitions etc

Assists in monitoring and surveillance

To assists in monitoring and surveillance of nutrition situation in the country, specially among the low income groups

Co-operate with the Government

To co-operate with the Government in a continuous review of the national food and nutrition policy

Make recommendations

To make recommendations from time to time, as appropriate for improvement of the nutrition situation of the vulnerable groups with special emphasis on the development of the human resources

Stimulate research

To stimulate research in nutrition through awards, research grants, citations and recommendations.

Facilitate formulation and implementation

To facilitate formulation and implementation of programs of nutrition education, specially at the grass root level.

Other measures

To take such other measures as are consistent with the aims of the Society and as will facilitate the realization of objectives.


Helpful Resources

Here are some useful resources regarding National Nutrition Policy, Nation Food Policy 2015, Food Safety Policy

National Nutrition Policy

Improve the nutritional status of all citizens, including children, adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers

National Food Policy

Goal and Objectives of the National Food Policy. Conceptual Framework of the Comprehensive Food Security System.

Food Safety Policy

Food Safety in Bangladesh:Practices, Impact, Policies and Institutions.