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What is NNC?

The NNC, as mandated by law, is the country's highest policy-making and coordinating body on nutrition.

NNC Core Functions:

  • Formulate national food and nutrition policies and strategies and serve as the policy, coordinating and advisory body of food, nutrition and health concerns;
  • Coordinate planning, monitoring, and evaluation of the national nutrition program;
  • Coordinate the hunger mitigation and malnutrition prevention program to achieve relevant Millennium Development Goals;
  • Strengthen competencies and capabilities of stakeholders through public education, capacity building and skills development;
  • Coordinate the release of funds, loans, and grants from government organizations (GOs) and nongovernment organizations (NGOs); and
  • Call on any department, bureau, office, agency and other instrumentalities of the government for assistance in the form of personnel, facilities and resources as the need arises.
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What is Mind 7?

Media Information Network for Nutrition and Development 7 (MIND 7) is a group of media practitioners (TV, radio, print, internet) from the commercial media organized through NNC R7 in 19 November 2010.

Now on its 8th year, MIND 7 continues to help sustain regional efforts for nutrition advocacy and promotion by spearheading the production of different broadcast-ready material that can be used to promote correct and up-to-date nutrition information and distribute to members and partners.