About the NFNC

The National Food and Nutrition
Commission (NFNC)

Is an advisory body to the Government on matters concerning food and nutrition. It was established in 1967 as a statutory body under the Ministry of Health. Its broad objective is to promote and oversee nutrition activities in the country, primarily focusing on vulnerable groups such as children and women. In pursuance of this mandate, the NFNC has since inception undertaken several activities aimed at nutritional improvement with varying degrees of success. Many of these have been done through collaborative effort with both local and international stakeholders.

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Putting Nutrition First in Zambia - Nutrition Insights

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Aired: Oct 07, 2019
Featuring: Minister of Health, NFNC Acting Executive Director and Cooperating Partners

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The NFNC receives a monthly grant from Government through the Ministry of Health for its administrative operations. It also receives financial and material support from multinational and bilateral agencies, as well as local and international NGOs depending on need.

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