Mechanisms - National Food and Nutrition Council

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Health
Established year:
2012

Function(s)

Coordination:
  • Convening nutrition partners
  • Coordination in monitoring of national nutrition policies and programmes
Explanations
Mandate: 

Ensure that national policies and strategies and programs from various ministries are in line with the nutrition goals in the integrated nutrition strategic plan and address food and nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive issues adequately to scale up nutrition situation of the country.The council will lead the nutrition response by monitoring implementation of strategies and activities by the respective line ministries and sectors.

Notes: 

This coordination mechanism was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition. https://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrev...

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