Policy - Food and Nutrition Security for Zimbabwe in the context of Economic Growth and Development

Date:
2012
Published by:
Food and Nutrition Council
Published year:
2012
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Policy Commitments

1. Policy Advice and Analysis:

The government of Zimbabwe is committed to ensuring that policy instruments that protect and enhance food and nutrition security particularly amongst the most vulnerable, are formulated and inform Government and non-Government decision-making and action.

2. Agriculture and Food Security:

The Government of Zimbabwe is committed to ensuring food security for all, including access to adequate, diverse and nutritious food by all people at all times

3. Social Assistance and Social Protection:

The government of Zimbabwe is committed to ensuring that where social protection including social assistance programmes are implemented , these must contribute and enhance food and nutrition security of the most vulnerable in the short and medium term.

4. Food Safety and Standards:

The government of Zimbabwe is committed to the provision of safe and wholesome food to all. Consequently, all food whether imported or locally produced shall meet national Public Health legislation and international standards for quality and safety.

5. Nutrition Security:

The government of Zimbabwe is committed to ensuring nutrition security for all through the implementation of evidence-based nutrition interventions that are integrated within a broad public health framework including health services, water and sanitation.

6. Food and Nutrition Security Information:

The Government of Zimbabwe is committed to ensuring a national integrated food and nutrition security information system that provides timely, reliable information on the food and nutrition security situation, effectiveness of programmes and informs decision-making.

7. Enhancing and strengthening national capacity for food and nutrition security:

The Government of Zimbabwe is committed to enhancing and strengthening national capacity in food and nutrition security primarily through supporting and reinforcing local community capacity and responsibility for food and nutrition security, applied context-specific research and learning and multi-sectoral professional training in food and nutrition security

Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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