GOALS & OBJECTIVES
AGRICULTURE, WATER RESOURCES, CULTURE & TOURISM
Conduct research and analysis of global and sector performance and trends towards identifying policy direction and setting realistic objectives in Agriculture, Water Resources and Tourism sectors.
OIL, GAS & SOLID MINERALS
TRADE & INVESTMENT, SME & FINANCIAL SERVICES
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & TELECOMMUNICATIONS
FOOD AND NUTRITION DIVISION
The National Committee on Food and Nutrition (NCFN) was established in 1990 and domiciled in the Ministry of Budget and National Planning (MBNP) to coordinate nutrition planning and programme that could effectively reduce malnutrition considerably in the country. Membership of NCFN is drawn across relevant MDAs as well as representatives of universities dealing with issues of food and nutrition. The Permanent Secretary, MBNP chairs the Committee who as a result of exigencies of duty delegates Director, Economic Growth Department to most meetings.
The functions of the division include the following:
THE NATIONAL POLICY ON FOOD AND NUTRITION
The National Policy on Food and Nutrition was formulated by the NCFN in 1998 and approved by the Federal Executive Council in 2002. After 12 years of its existence, the Policy was reviewed (yet to be approved) in 2013.The policy envisioned to have a country where people are equitably secure in food and nutrition with high quality of life and socioeconomic development.
OBJECTIVES OF THE POLICY
The Policy has six thematic areas and these are:
PAPERS & PUBLICATIONS
The Department is headed by Mr Kayode Obasa as the Director