National Policy on Food and Nutrition in Nigeria

The National Food and Nutrition Policy is a document that provides theframework for addressing the problems of food and nutrition insecurity in Nigeria, from the individual, household, community and up to the national level. It guides the identification, design, and implementation of intervention activities across different relevant sectors.

Nutrition is a multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary issue involving various sectors including health, agriculture, science and technology, education, trade, economy, and industry. In recognition of this, various sectors in Nigeria have developed policies and strategies to address the nutrition perspectives of their mandates