NUTRITION SENSITIVITY OF NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL POLICY ENVIRONMENT FOR AGRICULTURE IN PAKISTAN

  • Aaliya Habib Nutrition International
  • Muhammad Aslam Bajwa Department of Community Medicine, FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry , Lahore
  • Arjumand Nizami Helvetas Intercooperation
  • Muhammad Irshad Danish Nutrition International
  • S A Al-Naqi Country Director, HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
  • Shazia Hina Helvetas Intercooperation

Abstract

This report presents a commentary on existing policy environment governing nutrition programming in Pakistan and the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The report presents an insight on the nutrition sensitivity and nutrition specificity of the programming paradigm; complementarity between nutrition, agriculture, food security, and other key sectors; robustness and comprehensiveness of documents in facilitating operationalization of policies; and possible way forward for future policy making, and strategic planning.

Author Biographies

Aaliya Habib, Nutrition International

Ms. Habib is a public health practitioner. She is working as Project Manager at Nutrition International and also coordinating Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUNCSA) Pakistan.

Muhammad Aslam Bajwa, Department of Community Medicine, FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry , Lahore

Dr. Bajwa is a Public Health Specialist, having FCPS in Community Medicine. He is an Associate Professor in Community Medicine Department of FMH College of Medicine and Dentistry.  

Arjumand Nizami, Helvetas Intercooperation

Dr. Arjumand Nizami is the Country Director of Helvetas Intercooperation, a Swiss INGO working in Pakistan. 

Published
2020-03-25
How to Cite
Habib, A., Bajwa, M., Nizami, A., Danish, M., Al-Naqi, S. A., & Hina, S. (2020). NUTRITION SENSITIVITY OF NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL POLICY ENVIRONMENT FOR AGRICULTURE IN PAKISTAN. Pakistan Journal of Public Health, 9(4), 175-178. https://doi.org/10.32413/pjph.v9i4.426