Our mandate includes but not limited to

  • Promoting optimal child and maternal nutrition and nutrition of other vulnerable groups
  • Enhancing technical capacity of civil society groups and community based service providers on preventive health, nutrition and counselling skills
  • Contributing to knowledge and evidence based interventions by working with community groups to implement community–based health and nutrition programs for vulnerable groups, with emphasis on home based solutions such as promotion of breastfeeding, use of local technologies such as fermentation and germination as well as use of indigenous foods to improve food security and dietary quality
  • Promoting awareness to food consumers on food quality, safety standards, hygiene and sanitation, nutrient value and healthy lifestyles through public education and information
  • Creating awareness on human rights, gender issues, and gender sensitive nutrition planning
  • Promoting innovative interventions to improve nutritional well being of all people
  • Monitoring nutrition sector governance and influencing policies and decisions to improve nutritional well-being of Tanzanians