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KHANI Bangladesh

Network Description

KHANI Bangladesh was originally formed in 2005 as Food Security Network (FSN)-Bangladesh to represent the rights of vulnerable people. Since 2009, the KHANI-Bangladesh network represented by INCIDIN, Unnayan Dhara and 40 local and national organizations and social activists with various expertise (including media, individuals, fisher folk, women, social and professional groups, and civil society organizations (CSOs). By utilising a working knowledge of producer communities the network can effectively address critical concerns related to food and agriculture governance in the context of national and global food insecurity. KHANI-Bangladesh works through joint lobbying to influence the implementation of the right to food, and uphold food right issues in national and regional spheres.

Network Members

Jagrata Juba Sangha (JJS), Rupayan, BAPA, BELA, Poribartan, IRV INCIDIN, Voice of Interactive Choice for Empowerment (Voice), Activist, Riverine People, Jatiyo Adivasi Parishad, Sabalamby Unnayan Samity (SUS), Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), Shangshaptak, Alishapur Khaddo Nirapotta Gram, Haorbashi Rokhkhay Nagorik Uddog, PRAN, Adivasi Shahittyo O Shomaj, Unnayan Shangstha, Adivasi Chchatra Parishad, Khasia Welfare Society, Humanitarian Foundation, Godagari Krishok Shongram Parishad, Joyenshahi Adivasi Unnayan Shangstha, Unnayan Dhara, Roots, KRISHOK, Darpan Shomaj Unnay Kendra, Green Voice, SNF Trust, Lokoj, CSD, National Children Task Force, Krishok Moitree, Leaders, Pragati Shomaj Kalyan Shangstha, Runner Daridra Bimochon Kendra, Pajia and ActionAid Bangladesh.

Contact

Shahidul Islam 

Executive Director – Unnayan Dhara
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Amirul Islam
Manager-Sustainable Agriculture, Food Rights & Sustainable Livelihood (FRSL) Programme,
Policy & Campaigns, ActionAid Bangladesh
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Partners

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