The National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC) is a statutory body that was established in 1967 by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 308, No. 41 under the Ministry of Health as an advisory body to the Government on matters concerning food and nutrition. Its broad objective is to promote and oversee nutrition activities in the country, primarily focusing on vulnerable groups such as children and women. In pursuance of this mandate, the NFNC has, since inception undertaken several activities aimed at nutritional improvement with varying degrees of success. Many of these have been done through collaborative effort with both local and international stakeholders.