Implement tax policies that increase the affordability of healthy foods and discourage the sales less-healthy foods

FROM Commitment: contribute funding for nutrition

Government / Sao Tome and Principe


Partner organisations:
Multilateral organisations, including United Nations (UN) agencies: unicef, FAO
Country government at any administrative level: Ministério da Saúde, Ministério de finanças e economia Azul
Date made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit | 2021 UN Food Systems Summit
Verification status Verified Find out more
NAF SMARTness index High Find out more
Targeted location National - None
Targeted population Overall population (all ages, both sexes)
Population coverage 178,739.0
Primary indicator Tax policies to increase the affordability of healthy foods and to discourge the sales less-healthy foods are implemented
Primary indicator baseline No policies implemented
Primary indicator target Policies implemented
Duration January, 2023 - December, 2024

Nutrition Action Classification


  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data


  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services


  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

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