MoFAGA set to implement pro-nutrition program – The Himalayan Times – Nepal’s No.1 English Daily Newspaper


The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration has invited eligible government employees to participate in the training of trainers with the aim of producing competent human resources and engaging them to mentor local employees in the nutrition program.

According to a notice posted by MoFAGA on its website, applicants should complete the interest form and submit it to the ministry within one week. He said the ToT would be conducted at the provincial level by selecting trainees from employees at all local levels.

The training of trainers is part of the “Nutrition-Friendly Local Implementation Guideline, 2022” intended to meet the nutritional needs of lactating mothers, infants, children, adolescent girls and vulnerable people at the local level.

Interested and eligible local employees willing to participate in the ToT will need to complete the interest form with the necessary details and information. Candidates for the ToT will be selected based on criteria developed by MoFAGA.

Officer-level employees, who have acquired experience related to the formulation of policy, program and budget of local levels, and who have obtained a qualification of at least a bachelor’s degree as well as general knowledge of information technology. information will be eligible to participate in the training of trainers. The guideline envisions building healthy, prosperous and civilized human capital and aims to make all 753 local levels nutrition-friendly by 2030.

Section Officer Chiranjeevi Nepal at MoFAGA said a format form has been sent to all local levels. According to MoFAGA, ToT is necessary to achieve the objectives of the directive.

Goals include improving the nutritional status of women, children and adolescent girls; institutionalizing multi-sector nutrition practices and adopting good nutrition-friendly governance by pursuing reforms of policies, plans, programs and service delivery at the local level.

According to MoFAGA, local levels, elected officials and employees will also be oriented.

Candidates for the ToT will be selected based on MoFAGA criteria

A version of this article appears in the May 16, 2022 printing of The Himalayan Times.

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