09 September 2015

The National Food and Nutrition Commission will soon partner with CABI a United Kingdom (UK) based organization to disseminate nutrition information through the use of mobile phones to the less privileged across the country.
This partnership will catalyze a collaborative process between public and private sector in the health and mobile industries, focusing directly on Mobile Nutrition (

08 July 2015

16 businesses and non-Governmental Organizations have formed a new network that will help more Zambian children lead healthy and productive lives. The Scaling up Nutrition Business Network (SUN-SBN) aims to help the private sector increase its capacity to produce and process affordable, nutritious, Zambian foods and inform consumers about its value.

The businesses and NGOs are the

08 July 2015

Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Food Security and Nutrition and Coordinator of the SUN Movement and delegation leader, Dr. David Nabarro is impressed with Zambia’s political commitment to nutrition which he described as unquestionable.


Dr. Nabarro observed that huge efforts had been made in moving forward the nutrition agenda in Zambia, compared to his

06 February 2015

Care International Zambia recently handed over 17 vehicles to the National Food and Nutrition Commission to support its work in implementing the First 1000 Most Critical Days Programme (MCDP) in the 14 Phase One Districts.
The Country Director Dennis Obrien said the vehicles handed over to NFNC and the Ministry of Health, Community Development Mother and Child Health, Local Government




Welcome to NFNC Website

It’s our pleasure to welcome you to the National Food and Nutrition Commission’s Website. The National Food and Nutrition Commission, also referred to as the Commission, is a government parastatal set up in 1967 as an advisory body to the Zambian government on all matters relating to food and nutrition.
As a research and advisory body, we run various projects and programmes, some of which we implement directly or in partnership with other government ministries, international organizations, learning institutions, civil societies, NGOs, the private sector, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, the media and many more who have nutrition at the centre of their heart, or can influence policies that support and nurture nutrition.

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