FG Sets 78 Priority Actions To Transform Food System

The Federal Government set to deliberate on 78 priority actions that will transform the food systems from farm to the dining table including the waste.

Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Nebeolisa Anako disclosed this in a statement issued by the Ministry’s Director of Information, Mrs Folasade Boriowo, on Wednesday in Abuja.

He said that the National Steering Committee on Implementation of food systems pathway would meet on Thursday at Anambra State.

Anako said that for the preparation of stock taking moment which would come up in Rome, on July 24 and side event on 26.

He said that all the Coordinators of nine states in the six Geo-Political Zones, namely North East – (Borno), North-West – (Kano), North-Central (Kwara), South West – (Lagos and Osun), South-South – (Akwa Ibom and Edo), South-East, (Enugu and Anambra) and the meeting would be chaired by him.

Anako said that in the same vein, there would be retreat of the coordinating directors of zones and members of steering committee at Uzanu Farm, Edo State from the June 25 to 26.

He said that at the retreat, there would be discussion on final template to be used for collation of national report to be submitted at United Nations (UN) food system coordination HUB by Nigeria.

Anako also said that the national steering committee was inaugurated by the former Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba on the recommendation of the national convener, Dr. Sanjo Faniran.

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