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    Experiences in Food and Nutrition Security Processes Experiences in Food and Nutrition Security Processes Presentation Transcript

    • Juanita James National Coordinator, Zero Hunger Challenge , Antigua and Barbuda
    • Commitment/Action  Commitment as evidenced by signing of various international and regional declarations/agreements  Long process (spanning about 2 decades) of developing National Food and Nutrition Security Policy and Plan of Action  Changing needs and priorities over time requiring change in response
    • Leadership/Responsibilities  Who leads? - Ministry of Agriculture/Ministry of Health/Ministry of Agriculture  Sharing responsibilities/Sectors taking responsibility for specific tasks/Support from all sectors
    • Collaboration/Partnerships/Participation  Stakeholder Ministries – Health, Agriculture, Education - Social Transformation, Trade, Finance/Planning  NGOs/CSOs – some engagement  Private Sector – limited involvement  Support (technical and financial) - CFNI/PAHO; FAO  Participation in development of the CARICOM Regional FNSP and Plan of Action - Opportunity take action at national level to finalize policy/action plan
    • Coordination  Inter-sectoral Coordinating Mechanism – Coordinating Committee for development of FNSP and Action Plan  Cabinet approval sought for appointment of an inter- sectoral coordinating council – pending approval based on development of Action Plan  National Social Protection Commission – to improve social protection system and strengthen social safety net (re: Country Poverty Assessment)
    • Coordination  Zero Hunger Challenge, ZHC, Initiative Plan of Action  Technical Management Advisory Committee, TMAC, established to manage the implementation of ZHC Plan of Action  Comprised of Chief Technical Officers of Ministries of  Agriculture (Chair)  Education (Vice-Chair)  Health  Social transformation  Finance  ZHC National Coordinator  FAO, IICA and other regional/international partners  (Proposed: Representative of CSOs)
    • Coordination Examples of activities implemented through inter sectoral coordinating mechanism  Development of National Policy on FNS and draft Plan of Action  Development of Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Antigua and Barbuda  Implementation of ZHC Plan of Action
    • Coordination  TMAC reports to ZHC Inter-Ministerial Cabinet Sub- Committee 1. Minister of Agriculture 2. Minister of Health/Social Transformation 3. Minister of Education 4. Minister of Finance
    • Financing  Consolidated Funds - business plan, programme budget/annual work plan  External funding – projects e.g. NFNSP/Action Plan, FBDGs and ZHC  Other
    • Challenges  Developing effective inter-sectoral collaboration  Lack of power of coordinating committees  Lack of support  Data management/sharing  Sustainable Commitment at various levels  Changes in administration/change in focus  Funding  Appointment of appropriate members to Coordinating Committees
    • Lessons learned  Sensitization of stakeholders critical including sensitization of policy makers  Training necessary to build capacity and promote collaboration/cooperation  Commitment, Leadership and Partnerships essential  More effort needed to improve participation e.g. involve NGOs/CSOs and Private Sector more
    • Lessons Learned  Action plan crucial - strengthens implementation; allows for monitoring and evaluation; improves accountability  Coordination for effective/efficient management  Financing  Process takes time – members of coordinating committees have many duties; time for sensitization and to build relationships  Shared vision, commitment, support