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Call for public comment: Food and Nutrition Security Draft Policy Implementation Plan

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Written by Health-e News

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is accepting written submissions on government’s latest plan to address until 27 March.

Following pressure from civil society, DAFF has said it will accept written comments on government’s new food and nutrition plan. Currently, the draft plan prioritises five outcomes, including:

  • Improved access to food through social protection and development programmes;
  • Improved health, nutrition and hygiene; and
  • The development of a food and nutritional security early warning system.

Organisations and individuals can email their written submissions to SibongiseniN@daff.gov.za, cc’ing Sboesh@gmail.com or faxed to 012.319.6669. For more information, call 012.319.7331.

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