Policy - Food and Nutrition Security Policy and Plan of Action

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Published by:
Government of Grenada
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Adopted by:
Ministry of Agriculture
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Food Access  

Policy Goal 1 : Ensure adequate access to safe, nutritious, culturally acceptable, and affordable food for all, with special emphasis on the most vulnerable groups. 

Objective 1: Increase the access to food among food insecure and vulnerable groups as identified in the GFNS Policy in order to achieve the right to food.

Objective 2: Improve the capacity of the vulnerable groups at the community level to address their food and nutrition security needs by focusing on initiatives that promote participation and empowerment 

Food Utilization and Nutritional Adequacy 

Policy Goal 1: To improve the nutritional status of all, with emphasis on those suffering from malnutrition 

Objective 1 : Achieve widespread adherence to World Health Organization (WHO/PAHO) guidelines for infant and young child feeding 

Objective2: Achieve widespread adherence to WHO/PAHO guidelines on feeding for young children and teens (3-18 years) 

Objective 3: Reduce the prevalence of obesity and the associated health consequences 

Objective 4: Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of nutrition interventions through better targeting 

Objective 5 : Policy makers act based on knowledge and understanding of the detrimental effects of nutritional related diseases and the benefits for society and population of appropriate interventions 

Objective 6: Change food consumption patterns and align them with national population dietary goals 



WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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