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ZAMBIA - Food-Based Dietary Guidelines 2021

17 November 2021


The FBDGs are meant to promote 3.3.1 Target users for the FBDGs Technical healthy eating and thus the improvement of the Recommendations health and wellbeing of the general population. [...] To that effect, the Government of the implement the FBDGs and thereby be able Republic of Zambia followed the process for to monitor the impact of the FBDGs on the developing the guidelines based on the FAO Zambian population. [...] recommendations that promote healthy dietary patterns, the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) and 4.1.2 Technical Working Group formation the National Food and Nutrition Commission The MoA facilitated the formation of the national (NFNC) initiated the development of the FBDGs TWG. [...] Once the points were assigned The gathering and review of evidence for the to each problem, the scores were consolidated development of the Zambia FBDGs was done and the problems with the highest scores were by the FBDGs TWG, a national consultant and selected. [...] The SEAR analysed There are four main outputs of the FBDGs the nutrition and health situation that guided the process that have policy and programme priority problems to be addressed by the FBDGs implementation applications: the FBDGs Technical and informed decisions on the recommendations.