Zambia – ENG
Coherent Identifier 20.500.12592/2p4mb2

Zambia – ENG

28 January 2021

Summary

The Special Committee of Permanent Secretaries on Nutrition has been consistent in tracking progress including the implementation of the 2018 commitments of ZMW400 worth of nutrition services per under five child per year; the enactment of the Food and Nutrition Bill; and other Food and Nutrition Policy measures. [...] The Bill seeks to provide for the implementation of a national food and nutrition programme; continue the existence of the National Food and Nutrition Commission and re-define its functions; establish the Board of the Commission and define its functions; re-constitute the Board of the Commission and re-define its functions; establish the Food and Nutrition Coordinating Committee and provide for it. [...] As follow up to the 2019 SUN GG interactions with the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems on Nutrition, the The Office of the Vice President and the NFNC engaged the Global Panel to host High-Level Round-table even on healthy diets and nutrition in Zambia. [...] The Special Committee of Permanent Secretaries on Nutrition has been consistent in tracking progress including the implementation of the 2018 commitments of ZMW400 worth of nutrition services per under five child per year; the enactment of the Food and Nutrition Bill; and other Food and Nutrition Policy measures. [...] 46 2020 Joint-Assessment by the multi-stakeholder platform Zambia Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls Is gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls seen as a priority in the work of the multi-stakeholder platform? 1.

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51
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Italy