Policy - HIV/AIDS Agriculture Sector Policy and Strategy

Date:
2003
End year:
2008
Published by:
Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation
Published year:
2003
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Food security or agriculture sector national policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components

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4.5.1 POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
- Agriculture sector should promote processing, utilisation and production of high nutritive value crops such as quality protein maize, Soya beans, dark green vegetables and fruits; and livestock such as rabbits, poultry and goats;
- Agriculture sector should promote food banks in order to ensure food security.
- Extension services in collaboration with development agencies should encourage the establishment of community feeding programmes for the most vulnerable groups;
- Extension services should promote dietary diversification and its acceptability by the communities;
- Extension services should bring awareness on the actual impact of HIV/AIDS on nutrition and food security.
- Agriculture sector should conduct research in high nutritive value crops and livestock.

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