Deputy PM Holds Discussion with Pertinent Actors on Nation’s Food Systems, Seqota Declaration

Addis Ababa: Deputy Prime Minister Temesgen Tiruneh held discussion with officials of pertinent institutions on the nation’s plan in the implementation of food system, Seqota Declaration and health insurance.

Deputy Prime Minister Temesgen wrote on his social media that the work so far done in these areas is encouraging as it has been elevating the benefits of the community. ‘Ethiopia commences to share its experience to other African countries in this regard.”

According to him, an agreement was reached during the discussion to strengthen concerted efforts of the federal and regional governments, stakeholders and the public as these activities need the collaboration, support and diligence commitment of all.

The participants of the discussion have also highlighted the need to strengthen support and close supervision of the implementation process of the aforementioned areas as they have strong linkages with other national programs such as the Ye Lemat Tirufat’ (Bounty of the Basket) and ‘Clean Ethiopia’ Camp
aign, Deputy Prime Minister underlined.

It is to be recalled that in 2015, the Government of Ethiopia made a high level fifteen-year commitment to end stunting in children under two years by 2030.

This commitment, known as the Seqota Declaration, is being implemented through a multi-sectoral program involving nine different sector ministries.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency