Leadership to Ensure Adequate Nutrition (LEAN)

Leadership to Ensure Adequate Nutrition (Lean) project aims at the improved maternal and child nutrition in Chattogram Hill Districts and is funded by the European Union (EU). The specific objectives of the project are to:

  1. Create an enabling environment for improved and sustainable pro-poor nutrition security service delivery and awareness; and
  2. Improve small holder farmer and micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) friendly value chains through scalable

innovations to increase availability and consumption of diversified, safe and nutritious food.

The project was being implemented in Khagrachari, Bandarban and Rangamati districts. United Purpose (UP) has been implementing the project in partnership with Helvetus Swiss Inter-cooperation (HSI), Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Caritas Bangladesh (CB), Integrated Development Foundation (IDF) and Jum Foundation (JF).

IDF, as Technical Partner, is responsible for undertaking the capacity building in the related fields within the targeted regions. As part of the project activities, IDF, during the year 2020, had undertaken and implemented a number of activities related to capacity building of the related stake-holders. The activities included organizing awareness sessions, training programs, exchange visits, workshops etc.