Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment
The Government of Mali organised the second edition of the National Nutrition Forum from 25 to 27 July 2019 with the participation of the SUN coordinator, nutrition champions and the REACH coordinator.
Following the forum, the Government of Mali included in the national budget and mobilised 600 million CFA francs to purchase 12,000 ready-to-use therapeutic food (RUTF) for the management of malnutrition.
The Government of Mali, through the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, ensured the development of the national nutrition policy, the first edition of the Multisectoral Nutrition Action Plan (PAMN) 2014-2017, with its communication plan and nutrition policy managing bodies. During the evaluation from January 2019 to May 2020, the Government of Mali through the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs facilitated 2 ordinary sessions and 2 extraordinary sessions of the Cross-sector Nutrition Technical Committee. A meeting of the secretary-general was organised with the 5 SUN networks to present the evaluation and development road map of the second edition of the PAMN 2020-2024.
The Government of Mali, through the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, organised the final evaluation of the first edition of the PAMN 2014-2018 in order to develop the second edition of the PAMN 2020-2024 in conception.
Reported progress shows that the multi-sectoral approach and strategic plan was achieved via the Multi-sectoral Nutrition Action Plan 2014-2017.