Policy - National Agriculture Policy

Date:
2010
Published year:
October 2010
Is the policy document adopted?:
Not adopted/no information
Adopted by:
Ministry of Agriculture
Type of policy:
Food security or agriculture sector national policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components

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Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The National Agriculture Policy broadly aims at creating an enabling environment for sustainable growth of agriculture for reducing poverty and ensuring food security through increased crop production and employment opportunity as envisaged in National Strategy for Accelerated Poverty Reduction (NSAPR), Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and SAARC Development Goals (SDGs).Specific Objectives: The specific objectives are to:
i) developing and harnessing improved technologies through research and training;
ii) increasing productivity and generating income and employment by transferring appropriate technologies and managing inputs;
iii) promoting competitiveness through commercialization of agriculture; and
iv) establishing a self-reliant and sustainable agriculture adaptive to climate change and responsive to farmers' needs.

Reference: 

WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010

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