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Donor liaison and resource mobilization bangladesh case

Donor Liaison and Resource Mobilization: Bangladesh Case

Sheikh Ahaduzzaman

Assistant FAO Representative (Programme)

FAO Bangladesh

Food and nutrition security a strategic objective of the government

Food and Nutrition Security: A Strategic Objective of the Government

• Vision 2021: Bangladesh to be a middle income country free from hunger

• 6th Five Year Plan 2011-2016

• The National Food Policy (2006)

• The National Food Policy Plan of Action 2008-2015

• The Country Investment Plan 2011

• The Master Plan for the Southern Delta

Means strategies for resource mobilization

Means/strategies for Resource mobilization

Country Investment Plan: 12 programme areas

CPF: 9 Priorities (under review)

UNDAF: 5 pillars

Master Plan for Southern Delta

Regional initiatives for the Hill Tracts

Fao support to bangladesh

FAO Support to Bangladesh

Since 1978, a total of 232 projects implemented for a total delivery of US$ 266,485,990.

Policy assistance and capacity development.

Comprehensive and cross-sectoral approach towards increasing agricultural production.

Sustainable food and nutrition security

Adaptation to Climate Change

Development of Fisheries sector

Development of Livestock & Dairy sector


Current portfolio: 36 projects implemented and in final stages of approval for a total budget of US$ 26,963,956.

Plus additional pipeline of: 11 projects for total possible budget of ~23,005,295.

Five pillars of fao interventions
Five Pillars of FAO Interventions

Advocacy & Support to Aid Effectiveness

Support to

Climate Change

Mitigation and

Adaption &




3 projects: 0.93 m

& 3 pipelines : 30.76 m

Direct Support to


Food and Nutrition Security, including Emergency and Rehabilitation (incl. Resilience)

3 projects: 34.11 m & 1 pipeline: 2 m

Prevention and

Response to

Food Chain

Threats and


5 projects: 25.77 m & 2 pipelines:9.73 m

Nutrition and Agribusiness

2 projects: 2.77 m & 4 pipelines: 7.52 m

Policy Advice and Support to Investment 6 projects:17.2 m & TCPF: 0.30 m


Resources mobilized in 2012

Resources mobilized in 2012


Integrated Agriculture and Health-based Interventions for Improved Food and Nutrition

Security in Selected Districts of Southern Bangladesh-Joint Nutrition Project-FAO and UNICEF

: USD 4,359,929

Improving Household Food and Nutrition Security of Women and Children through improved

Backyard and Small-Scale Poultry Production: USD 2,500,000

Strengthening National Capacity to Respond to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) and

Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases in Bangladesh: USD 2,000,000

The Netherlands

Improving Food Safety in Bangladesh: USD 12,5000,00

Enhancing Food Security through improved crop water management practices in the

Southern Coastal areas of Bangladesh: USD 2,500,000

Private Sector (Rabobank )

PPP support to school milk programme in Satkhira : EUR 100000

Lessons learnt

Lessons learnt

• A strong long-term policy role is essential:

NFPCSP-provides continuous policy support, advocacy and coordination

• Focus on potential donors: USAID, The Netherlands

Feed the Future of USAID, Dutch Country Strategy

• Relationship with trust of Donors:

Organize meetings, Information sharing, field visits , Liaise with → constant communication

• Role of FAO in DPs: LCG, FSC

Co-Chair of the Local Consultative Group-Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development: a platform for inclusive consensus building and coordination on key policies, programmes and strategies within the context of agriculture, food security and nutrition, and rural development;

Co-Chair of the Food Security Cluster: a platform and coordination mechanism to improve food security responses in humanitarian crisis situations

Lessons learnt1

Lessons learnt

• The huge potential of TCPf: Immediate response to government and support for investment

►Developement for Southern Master Plan

► Development of Integrated Agricultural Programme for the Hill Tracts

► Capacity Development of the Ministry of Environment and Forest

• Partnering with other UN agencies do not confront:






The future in bangladesh

The future in Bangladesh

● Capacity Building of MoEF: New NFPCSP structure where USAID and DFID interested to fund to ensure whole positioning in the context of Climate Change

● As a result of lobbying with EU on EU-Rome based agencies MoU, the 2013 priority of FAO BD will be to build a strong partnership with EU which has identified Food Security as a top priority as of 2014

● Implementation of the Southern Master Plan together with technical ministries (MoA, MoFL) where Dutch and USAID have interest

● Development of Integrated Agriculture for the Chittagong Hill Tracts (EU)

One fao


Integration of Emergencies and Development Programme as part of decentralization

FAO Bangladesh Advantages

- Strong linkages with the Government

Trust on FAO by the technical ministries

Excellent relationships with UN agencies and donors

- Efficient delivery mechanisms:

Effective structure:

FAO representation office,

Field project offices (Barisal. Khulna, Mymensingh, Hill Tracts)

Project headquarters fully embedded within the line ministries (NFPCSP, Food safety, etc.)