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To address the malnutrition problem of RMG sector’s the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has undertaken a project titled “Strengthening Workers Access to Pertinent Nutrition Opportunities (SWAPNO)” in collaboration with Government of Bangladesh alongside partners alongside partners such as UNICEF, Nutrition International (NI), WFP, WHO, CARE, SNV, Helen Keller International (HKI) and others to implement nutrition interventions in the RMG industry of Dhaka and Chattogram. In order to evaluate the performance of the project in improving workers knowledge, attitudes and practices on nutritious and safe food and also in increasing workers access to the nutritious and safe food in workplace, GAIN assigned dRi to conduct a comprehensive end line study including 900 Surveys. 10 FGDs, 5 Case studies, 6 Observations in the intervention factories. Findings from the assessment provided insight of the impacts of the project on the needs, nutrition knowledge and diet status, workers wellbeing and relevant stakeholders perception of Workforce Nutrition initiative and to measure the business commitment by RMG factories to invest in nutrition and long-term development approaches for enabling environment for moving the nutrition agenda forward.

Serial No: 204

Theme: Food Security and Nutrition

Research Method: Mixed method

Partner: The GLobal Alliance For Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Starting Year: 2021

Study Area: Dhaka, Chattogram