The Network for Agri-Biotech and Nutrition (NABN) is a network of professionals that works to achieve the collective goal of eliminating hidden hunger from Bangladesh and raising awareness on various issues such as research, policy intervention, education, and communication, concerning the agriculture, biotechnology and nutrition sectors. With multiple stakeholders, including the government, research organizations, scientists, civil society, religious leaders, NGOs, media, academia, and the general public, NABN identifies the common interest and ways to share resources and knowledge to attain common goals, including the SDGs better.
Furthering Bangladesh’s national agenda of achieving sustainable food and nutritional security by bridging the Agri-biotech and nutrition communities for a more robust and concerted approach toward research and policy.
We are a team of professionals dedicated to eradicating hidden hunger from Bangladesh.
Prof. Dr. Lutful Hassan
Vice-Chancellor, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU)
Prof. Dr. Rakhahari Sarkar
Chair, Department of Botany
Dr. S. M. Mustafizur Rahman
Line Director, National Nutrition Service (NNS)
Institute of Public Health Nutrition
Prof. Dr. Abdullah Mohammad Shohael
Professor, Department of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
Dr. Debashish Chanda
Country Coordinator, International Potato Centre (CIP)
Dr. Ibrahim Saiyed
Bangladesh Country Manager, Healthier Rice Program, IRRI
Former Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture
Md. Hamidur Rahman
Former Director-General, DAE
Dr. Md. Shahjahan Kabir
Director General, BRRI
Dr. Tahmeed Ahmed
Executive Director, ICDDRB
Dr. Md. Salimullah
Director-General, National Institute of Biotechnology (NIB)
Dr. Aminuzzaman Talukder
Executive Director Bangladesh Institute of Research and Training on Applied Nutrition (BIRTAN)
Dr. Md Khalilur Rahman
DG, Bangladesh National Nutrition Council (BNCC)
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Extreme hunger and malnutrition remain a barrier to sustainable development and create a trap from which people cannot easily escape. Hunger and malnutrition mean less productive individuals, who are more prone to disease and thus often unable to earn more and improve their livelihoods. Do you want to support the cause?