The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI) will be launching the National Agrofood Policy 2021-2030 (NAP 2.0) by the end of the year.
NAP 2.0 will focus on new focus areas such as agriculture, fisheries and livestock.
Additionally, the policy will serve as a platform for collating feedback from respective governments agencies, private sectors, Non-Government Organisations (NGO), academicians, and other related parties to be incorporated into this policy document.
“We will launch the NAP 2.0 by the end of the year and will ensure everyone benefits from it and it is part of our long-term efforts,“ MAFI Minister, Ronald Kiandee said.
In formulating NAP 2.0, MAFI wants to tackle several global and domestic challenges which affects food supply in order to evaluate pressing issues and to come up with olutions.
Among the issues are the rising prices of agriculture inputs, climate change, limited resources, and the competing uses of commodities for bio-fuel.