MoU signed to implement USAID-funded nutrition activity

Published : 11 Aug 2022 08:38 PM

ACDI/VOCA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Livestock Services (DLS), Government of Bangladesh, on the collaboration regarding the implementation of the USAID funded ‘Feed the Future Bangladesh’ Livestock and Nutrition Activity.

The MoU is signed aiming to delineate the roles and responsibilities of ACDI/VOCA and DLS in the implementation of the Activity.

This multi-focused collaboration will target livestock (productivity, marketability, processing, storage, and handling), nutrition, and behavioural change, access to finance, ICT, gender, youth, and social inclusion.

ACDI/VOCA will work in conjunction with and strengthen DLS’ capacity through targeted technical assistance, such as the production and distribution of high-quality fodder varieties, distribution of vaccines, strengthening gender-sensitive animal service delivery, and extending training related services to community animal husbandry workers, etc.

The signatories of the MoU were Dr. Monjur Mohammad Shahjada, Director General, Department of Livestock Services, and Nurul Amin Siddiquee, Country Representative, ACDI/VOCA and Chief of Party, Bangladesh Livestock and Nutrition Activity.