Papua New Guinea National Food Security Policy (2016-2025)

Date created: 07 March 2022

This policy replaces the Papua New Guinea National Food Security Policy (NFSP) 2000-2010. The policy sets the medium to long-term direction and signals priority areas to focus resources (financial and human) to build sustainable food security for all Papua New Guineans. It provides a platform for joint planning to guide coherent programs and actions from all key stakeholders to strengthen food security in Papua New Guinea. A primary aim of the policy is to foster strong public-private partnerships and thus leverage agriculture’s potential to promote enhanced nutrition and health by bringing profitable smallholder farming, efficient food value chains, women’s income and child nutrition together. Successful implementation of the policy will contribute to advancing the nation towards the Vision 2050 of being a smart, wise, fair and happy society, and achieving the global Sustainable Development Goal 2 to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

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Data and Resources

Rating
Issued 2021-07-19
Modified 2022-02-15
DCAT Type Text
Source
Publisher Name
  • PNG Department of Agriculture and Livestock
Contact Name
  • Deportment of Agriculture and Livestock
Contact Email [email protected]