Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences

Journal of Nutrition & Food Sciences
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ISSN: 2155-9600


Oyewole Oyediran E

Oyewole Oyediran E


  • Research Article
    Approaches to Enhanced Political Will for Achieving Nutrition-Related Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria
    Author(s): Oyewole Oyediran EOyewole Oyediran E

    Background: The year 2015 was set as the target to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),including those that are directly linked with nutrition in Nigeria. However, the chances of meeting this target appear very slim as 2015 is here. Efforts geared towards meeting these targets have recorded little success due to myriads of challenges of which weak political ownership takes a vantage position; coupled with lack of specificity in coordination of nutrition programmes. This has contributed to low level of nutrition development because all the government ministries/agencies where nutrition programmes have been domiciled have their specific goals and nutrition is usually considered as add-on Programme. Objective: To examine tested approaches to achieving nutrition-related MDGs in Nigeria. Method: Review of literature and relevant national documents using a desk-rev.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000346

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