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NSA BRIEF achievements and plans (1).pptx

  1. 1. NUTRITION-SENSITIVE AGRICULTURE (NSA) FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS HEALTH Jacqueline Namusalisi & Fred Lukandwa NSA June 12, 2022 SASAKAWA AFRICA ASSOCIATION
  2. 2. 09 1.Strategies of interventions o Area 1: Making food more available and accessible o Area 2: Making food more diverse and production more sustainable o Area 3: Making food itself more nutritious  Some strategies have been identified to cover the above three (3) areas and activities have been outlined for each strategy  These activities will form the operational plan for the implementation of nutrition-sensitive agriculture for Children and Adults Health for SAA Core Project (2021-2025).
  3. 3. 10 2. Strategic Achievements N0. Activities Project 1. Nutrition Awareness Campaign (NAC) at Farmers, Extension Officials and SAA Staff levels NF and Extra core 2. Demonstration of nutritious porridge at grade II health facilities NF and Extra core 3. Press Conference on Aflatoxin Management and Control in agricultural food stuff and article written in the New vision Public 3. Promotion of Climate Smart water harvesting and irrigation Technologies NF 4. Trained women farmers on labour and time-saving women/gender-friendly mechanisation technologies NF and extra core 5. Food loss: Training frontline extension staff on food postharvest management, on- farm storage, safety and quality aspects NF Training on machine operation, maintenance, safety precaution and related postharvest quality aspects. NF and extra core Conducted baseline survey NF 6. Train farmers on postharvest management, value addition and consumption of Extra core (on-going)
  4. 4. 12 Work in progress: Some of the current NSA activities
  5. 5. 09 N o Nutritious food recipes for children (Enriched complementary porridge; nutritious complementary food for children (local balanced diet) o Nutritious food recipes for adults: local balanced diet) o Method of cooking food
  6. 6. 09 N Nutrition Materials
  7. 7. 11 5.1 Strategic interventions N0. Achieved Activities where 1. Promotion of kitchen gardens, cultivation of bio-fortified crops NF Districts 2. Market Functionality, Food Safety and Quality Standards of Food Karamoja 3. Organize a “Nutrition Week” (to be completed in 2022) NF Districts 4. Partnerships with Gulu University on Rice parboiling project, Honda on production machines, Crestanks Ug. Ltd CO 5. Promote appropriate and safe utilization of agricultural chemicals 5. Rice parboiling training of selected women rice farming groups North 6. Training agro processing farmer groups on product development, packaging, lebelling, agro-processing technologies and Enterprise Management NF Districts 7. Develop training manuals, Food cards, recipe posters and Vegetable PHM training materials CO 8. Training of operators of different machines installed in OSCAs OSCA stores
  8. 8. 12 5.2 Strategic interventions Ahead N0. Planned Activities in 2023 where 1. Production of stevia as a natural sweetener North 2. Establishment of “Nutrition–Sensitive Agriculture Model Home / Village” including the “Nutrition Demonstration Center” Intervention Districts 3. Organize a “Nutrition Week” 4. Training selected lead farmers on Nutrient-retaining food preparation and processing of locally-available foods, and improve local knowledge, attitudes and practices to increase demand for nutritious and balanced-diet feeding 5. Promote appropriate and safe utilization of agricultural chemicals 5. Partnerships with International Rice Research Institute, Ministry of Health and Education for School feeding programs 6. Training agro processing farmer groups on product development, packaging, lebelling, agro-processing technologies and Enterprise Management 7. 8. Training of operators of different machines
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