May 28, 2024

The USAID/Nigeria MSNS has been developed to align with,  and support Nigeria’s National Multi-sectoral plan of action for food and nutrition 2021-2025.

The  plan is to attain optional nutritional status for all Nigeria through accelerating the scaling up of priority high impact nutrition specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions as well as creating the Enabling environment for improved nutrition focusing on the most vulnerable especially women and children as well as internally displaced persons.

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To achieve the goal of obtaining an Optima nutritional status by the year 2025 a number of objectives and targets are articulated as follows:

  • To improve food security at the national, state, local government community and household levels.
  • To reduce under-nutrition in infants, children, Adolescents and women of reproductive age.
  • To significantly reduce micronutrient deficiency disorders, especially among the vulnerable.
  • To ensure incorporation of nutrition education into formal and informal trainings.
  • To promote optimum Nutrition for people in especially difficult circumstances including people living with HIV AIDS.
  • To prevent and control chronic nutrition-related non-communicable diseases.
  • To incorporate food and nutrition considerations into the federal state and local sectoral development plans.
  • To strengthen systems for providing early Warning information on the food and nutrition situation.
  • To ensure universal access to nutrition-sensitive Social Protection.


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