Fighting malnutrition, SE CONNAPE trains PNMN ministries on the formulation of nutrition policy issues
Support the sectoral teams in the formulation of questions relating to nutritional policies, this is the objective that brings this since Tuesday, July 16, 2019, the Executive Secretariat of CONNAPE (National Council for Nutrition, Food and Early Childhood ) and the various social, technical, economic and financial ministries and other organizations that are members of the National Multisectoral Information Platform for Nutrition (PNMIN). It is an international initiative of the European Union (EU) with the support of the United Kingdom and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The objective is to support the countries participating in this initiative to put in place a platform to consolidate and analyze available information and sectoral data in order to support the development of evidence-based policies and strategies to improve the nutritional situation.
Until July 19th, participants of this workshop will have their developed skills in formulating policy issues. This will enable them to formulate and prioritize a set of relevant policy issues related to national priorities and the decision-making calendar. This will strengthen dialogue and create shared expectations among key nutrition stakeholders.
The PNMIN led by Dr N'DRI FAUSTIN of SE CONNAPE, project manager, aims to contribute to the reduction of chronic undernutrition in order to reach the targets by 2025. It is fully in line with the National Plan Multisectorial of Nutrition and the EU Nutrition Action Plan on improving the knowledge base and evidence, information and accountability for nutrition.
Presentations on the causes and consequences of malnutrition, commission work and exchanges make this meeting of 4 days. Already the first day the participants posed among others the problem related to multisectoriality, budget allocation and the sustainability of the initiatives.