Policy - Zanzibar Food security and nutrition policy

Province/Region:
Zanzibar
Date:
2008
Published by:
REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF ZANZIBAR
Published year:
April 2008
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Sub-national nutrition policy document

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The overall objective of the ZFSN Policy is to create a conducive environment that enables all Zanzibari to have equitable access at all times to safe, nutritious and culturally acceptable food in sufficient quantities for an active and healthy life, and to provide special protection of vulnerable population groups from the effects of emergency situations on their food security and nutrition situation.

 

The goals of the policy are:

 

1. Improved food availability through enhancing domestic food production, more efficient food marketing and trade.
2. Increased purchasing power and access to food for all resource poor
households.
3. Improved utilisation of adequate, nutritious, safe and high quality food to all members of the household.
4. Reduced vulnerability to food insecurity and malnutrition for resource poor population groups through well-targeted social protection measures
and effective national emergency preparedness and food emergency
measures.
5. Improved and sustainable management of the environment and of land and marine resources.

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