ILSI-India provides scientific inputs and secretarial assistance to the South Asian region, which includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
ILSI-India activities primarily focus on local and regional issues and involve leading national and international experts in the deliberations. ILSI-India has taken the lead in the region in focusing attention and devoting resources to critical areas in food and water safety, nutrition, risk assessment, harmonization of food regulations, improvement in the health profile of malnourished children and women and biotechnology. Special attention has been given to the importance of complementary foods and food fortification.
ILSI-India carries out its mission through sponsoring workshops, symposia, conferences, seminars training programs and publications.
ILSI-India works closely with government, industry, research institutions, academia and international organizations, including, the Food and Agriculture Oganization, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF. The management of ILSI-India is with Board of Trustees with members drawn from industry, academia and research organizations. Country Committees have been established in South Asian region for management of country programs.
ILSI-India Organizational Structure and List of Partners (PDF)
ILSI-India also maintains an independent site, which may be viewed at www.ilsi-india.org. Please note that this is not part of the of the main ILSI site, and you will be directed to a new web environment.