Vice President for Resource Development and Management in the International Programs Group of World Vision – US field visit to Nobo Jatra
Jed Hoffman, Vice President for Resource Development and Management in the International Programs Group of World Vision – US visited Nobo Jatra working areas in Dacope Upazila and surrounding villages in December 2016. As a flagship program for World Vision Bangladesh, the field visit was part of a wider objective dedicated to showcasing and leveraging Nobo Jatra as a benchmark for World Vision as a whole for future cooperation and partnership with likeminded donors to deliver high quality programs in the right places targeting the most vulnerable recipients. During the course of the field visit, the Vice President was able to interact first hand with frontline program staff and also visit Nobo Jatra established Climate Smart Agriculture plots and engage with local producer groups. A community support group meeting was also observed as part of planned activities along with a training session for Village Development Committees. Overall, the visit was considered a tremendous auxiliary for all stakeholders particularly front line program staff including consortium partners World food Programme and Winrock International and served as a tremendous boost of motivation and morale for the entire team.