Republic of Zambia - NATIONAL FOOD AND NUTRITION STRATEGIC PLAN FOR ZAMBIA
14 January 2013
The National Food and Nutrition Commission under the Ministry of Health greatly - acknowledges the valuable contributions and comments of many individuals and workshop participants in the development of the strategy. [...] The drafting of the NFNSP, therefore, included a series of bilateral and multi-group consultations from the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health, and Ministry of Local Government and Housing. [...] This strategy grows out of the National Food and Nutrition Policy (NFNP) of 2006 and updated review of the situation of key areas of nutrition achievements and challenges in the country. [...] 3.6.4 Dissemination and use of national monitoring and evaluation information and results of surveys and other food and nutrition related research Dissemination of information obtained through monitoring and evaluation activities and from food and nutrition related surveys and research often lacks systematic and strategic 13 National Food and Nutrition Strategic Plan 2011-2015 dissemination to imp. [...] 22 National Food and Nutrition Strategic Plan 2011-2015 The National Strategic Plan for Food and Nutrition priority on stunting prevention includes interventions focusing primarily on the period of the first 1,000 days that start with the beginning of pregnancy and continue through foetal growth and development, birth and infancy and through the second year of life.