Primary growth sectors
objective 1- Enhance agricultural production and productivity
Strategy 10: Implement the hunger project - Epicenter strategy.
i) Cluster villages (20-30) into one community Epicenter to implement catalytic programmes that empower communities to end hunger and poverty in a sustainable manner.
ii) Design and implement a microfinance programme in each Epicenter.
iii) Design and implement HIV/AIDS and Gender responsive programmes in each Epicenter.
iv) Design and implement a food production and food security enhancement programme in each Epicenter.
v) Design and implement a nutrition programme in each Epicentre.
vi) Design and implement a strong M&E system for the hunger project - Epicenter strategy.
objective 2 -Improve access to and sustainability of markets
Strategy 1: Increase PPPs in value chains in agriculture with emphasis on strategic commodities.
... ix) Support development of a well coordinated system for collecting, analyzing and disseminating agricultural statistics and information on food and nutrition security to households and communities...
objective 3 - Create an enabling environment for competitive investment in agriculture.
Strategy 1: Improve the capacity for quality assurance, regulation, food and safety standards for outputs and products across crops, livestock and fisheries sub-sectors.
...ii) Review and develop a legal framework to ensure food and nutrition security at all levels...
Strategy 2: Enhance sector policy formulation, planning and coordination.
...vii) Assess the food and nutrition security status by using rainfall forecasts, conducting post harvest assessment, disseminating quarterly early warning bulletins, and conducting surveillance on the nutritional status.
objective 4 - Advocate for improved nutrition and food security, increased household incomes, protection of the environment and sustainable use of natural resources.
Strategy 1: Increase ability of households to earn and allocate higher incomes to meet national nutrition and food security standards, and to demand appropriate sources of clean energy while conserving water and soils.
i) Advocate for the review and development of a legal framework to ensure food security at all levels.
ii) Promote school feeding programmes to reduce hunger at school and improve the nutritional status, development and school performance of children.
iii) Encourage appropriate cultivation and distribution of food to meet domestic demand and have surplus for sale.
iv) Encourage appropriate food processing, preservation and storage at household level.
v) Revitalize public health education on appropriate feeding, nutrition and health.
vi) Establish functional schemes for rewarding communities and households adopting strategies for appropriate food and nutrition security.
vii) Review and develop the policy and legal frameworks for natural resource management at national and community level.
viii) Support rewarding programmes for water and soil conservation at community level.
ix) Support acquisition of appropriate technology for alternative sources of clean household energy.
x) Empower communities, households and individuals to improve their incomes and develop a saving culture
objective 5 - Promote positive health seeking behaviour.
Strategy 1: Ensure that communities and individuals utilize available health services and adhere to good sanitation practices.
...ii) Promote community utilization of safe motherhood and child survival services....
...iv) Advocate for strengthening health education, proper hygiene, safe water and proper sanitation practices at the household level.
Education and sports, cross-cutting issues
objective 1 - Combat HIV/AIDS in the Education Sector.
Strategy 3: Provide HIV/AIDS treatment and care.
... iii) Ensure the provision of food and nutrition in schools/institutions for HIV/AIDS learners and teachers. This is expected to increase the health and life expectancy of HIV/AIDS learners and teachers....
Health and nutrition sectors
objective 2: Ensure universal access to quality Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP), with emphasis on vulnerable populations.
Strategy 1: Provide integrated promotive, preventative, curative and rehabilitative services that have been proven effective, cost effective and affordable in conjunction with the private sectors.
...vi) Improve people’s awareness about health and related issues in order to bring about desired changes in knowledge, attitudes, practices and behaviour regarding the prevention and control of major health and nutrition problems in Uganda...
objective 3: Improve nutrition status of Uganda population.
Strategy 1: Support maternal and child nutrition initiatives to promote child survival growth and development.
i) Encourage and support antenatal care services through health and nutrition education.
ii) Promote diet diversification, growth monitoring, and counseling.
iii) Support infant and young child feeding in the context of HIV.
iv) Promotion and support for exclusive breastfeeding for six months, timely introduction of adequate complementary feeding, and continued breastfeeding to at least 24 months.
Strategy 2: Strengthen mechanisms for Control and prevention of micronutrient deficiencies.
i) Promote supplementation with Micronutrients (Vitamin A, Iron, and Zinc) to target groups.
ii) Establish and implement a comprehensive policy framework for micronutrient deficiency control.
iii) Control iodine deficiency disorders.
iv) De-worm young children, school children and pregnant women.
v) Diet diversification and food fortification with essential micronutrients.
Strategy 3: Build community and institutional capacity for management of malnutrition.
i) Promote nutrition in patients with HIV/AIDs, TB and other non communicable diseases.
ii) Identification, referral and management of cases of acute malnutrition.
iii) Nutrition management and support of sick children following IMCI protocols.
iv) Support institutional feeding.
v) Promote local production of therapeutic feeds.
vi) Procure nutrition equipment.
vii) Nutrition education and sensitization for communities.
Public sector management
objective 7 - Ensure proper co-ordination of Continental, Regional and National Cross-Sectoral Development Initiatives.
Strategy 1: Coordinate NEPAD Initiatives in Uganda.
i) Monitor APRM Programme of Action (POA) and conduct half year and annual performance analyses.
ii) Coordinate NEPAD Programmes for example CAADP, E-schools programme, and School feeding, among others.
Disaster Management Sector
objective 1 - Reduce the social, economic and environmental impacts of disasters on people and the economy.
Strategy 3: Ensure rehabilitation and long term welfare of disaster affected communities.
...ii) Provide food and other relief items to disaster victims...