SPRING/Bangladesh

Map of BangladeshSPRING’s work in Bangladesh uses the 1,000 days approach within the health and agriculture sectors to facilitate social and behavior change aimed at preventing stunting in young children. Working in 40 upazilas, or sub-divisions, in the USAID Feed the Future zone of influence of Barisal and Khulna, SPRING/Bangladesh reaches a substantial proportion of the country’s nearly 160 million people. Activities focus on mobilizing Farmer Nutrition Schools and promoting the Essential Nutrition and Hygiene Actions (ENHA) as well as the consumption of nutritious and diverse diets for pregnant and lactating women and children under two.

SPRING's main partners in Bangladesh include the Directorate General of Health Services, Directorate General of Family Planning, National Nutrition Services, Revitalization of Community Clinic Health Care Initiatives in Bangladesh, Department of Agriculture Extension, Agricultural Information Services, and the USAID-funded Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition Project, the USAID Horticulture Project, and other non-USAID-funded projects, such as Alive & Thrive, Regional Fisheries and Livestock Development Component, and The Hunger Project.

Activities

Tippy Taps to Enhance Hygiene and Nutrition

SPRING/Bangladesh has introduced household "tippy taps" to rural Bangladesh.

Training Stakeholders on Essential Nutrition Actions and Essential Hygiene Actions

Promoting Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) and Essential Hygiene Actions (EHA) has been a major component of SPRING’s work in Bangladesh. During the first two years of implementation, SPRING/...

Farmer Nutrition Schools to Enhance Homestead Food Production

SPRING/Bangladesh has adapted this model to support the traditional Homestead Food Production (HFP)2 approach with a primary goal of increasing the production and consumption of diversified,...

Contact Information

Aaron
Aaron Hawkins
,
SPRING/Bangladesh Country Manager
House 10F, Road 82
Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212
Bangladesh
Mohammad Ali Reja
Mohammad Ali Reja
,
SPRING/Bangladesh Deputy Country Manager
House 10F, Road 82
Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212
Bangladesh