The International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) is the 1998 Right LivelihoodAward Recipient. It consists of more than
200 public interest groups working around the world to save lives of infants and young children by working together to bring
lasting changes in infant feeding practices at all levels. IBFAN aims to promote the health and well being of infants and
young children and their mothers through protection, promotion and support of optimal infant and young child feeding
practices.IBFAN works for the universal and full implementation of 'International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk
Substitutes'and subsequent relevant World HealthAssembly (WHA) resolutions.
IBFAN Asia consists of 25 countries with 3 sub regions, South Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia; each sub region being
coordinated by the sub regional representative and overall coordination is done regional coordinating office in Delhi.
IBFAN Asia 2008-2012 plan includes two major projects: World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi)
World Breastfeeding Movement