Policy - Food and Nutrition Policy for Namibia

Published by:
National Food Security and Nutrition Council
Published year:
Is the policy document adopted?:
Adopted year:
Adopted by:
National Food Security and Nutrition CouncilSam Nujoma, President of the Republic of Namibia
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Overall Objective: Improve the nutritional status of the population
Three Elements:
-To improve the quantity and quality of food eaten by the population with the aim of ensuring an adequate diet for all
-to empower households to use the resources available to them to improve childcare, feeding practices and their environmental sanitation
-to provide an adequate level of social and supporting services.

Further notes: 

Strategies were further defined in the 'Food Security and Nutrition Action Plan, Proposed Action Profiles,' which was a draft on 27 February 1995.

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