Advocacy Meeting for Funding of Nutrition Interventions, Adoption & Implementation of the NSPAN with Focus on Maternal Nutrition, Infant and Young Child Feeding in Kebbi State held on 20TH OCTOBER 2015, in Birnin Kebbi.

HE, Governor Bagudu handling copies of the National Strategic Plan of Action for Nutrition (NSPAN) to his wife
HE, Governor Bagudu handling copies of the National Strategic Plan of Action for Nutrition (NSPAN) to his wife
L-R: HE, wife of the Executive Governor of Kebbi state Dr Zainab Bagudu, HE, the Executive Governor of Kebbi State, Senator A. Bagudu, P.S SMOH, Dr Mohammed Atiku Kende and others
L-R: HE, wife of the Executive Governor of Kebbi state Dr Zainab Bagudu, HE, the Executive Governor of Kebbi State, Senator A. Bagudu, P.S SMOH, Dr Mohammed Atiku Kende and others
Participants at the event included Sole Administrators from 18 LGAs, State officials and Civil Society Organizations.
Participants at the event included Sole Administrators from 18 LGAs, State officials and Civil Society Organizations.

COMMITMENTS MADE

  • The creation of a nutrition budget line at LGA level;
  • Development of a Nutrition Action Plan for State and LGA levels.
  • An inclusive technical committee on Nutrition to be set up to work out a monthly Nutrition program imprest for CMAM and IYCF and similar Nutrition Activities.
  • All LGAs will provide a monthly imprest of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100, 000) to support current nutrition interventions while waiting for the budget line creation and funding.
  • The State to procure Ready to Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) to scale-up CMAM program
  • All Stakeholders-the Government, Development partners, Civil Society
  • Organizations and the Media agreed to work together towards improvement of Nutrition Situation in the State.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Please click to dowload: KEBBI POLICY DIALOGUE OUTCOME

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