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Habib Lawal

Food & Nutrition security expert

As a member of the State Committee on United Nations  Food System Pathways, we explore opportunities for improved availability, access and utilization of food commodities for all people

Also as a member of the State Food and Nutrition Task Force, I have been trained on Food and Nutrition security analysis using the Cadre Harmonise tool. The State food and nutrition security analysis using the Cadre Harmonise is conducted quarterly using the relevant health, food and nutrition data for the just concluded quarter to predict the food and nutrition security risks for the next quarter and providing recommendations to mitigate the occurrence

In addition, as the State Project Coordinator for the Accelerating Nutrition Results in Nigeria (ANRiN) project, I provide oversight and technical support to the facility and community based implementation of child and maternal nutrition services to prevent undernutrition and its associated complications in pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls and children under five years of age

As a member of the State Committee on Food and Nutrition, I coordinate multisectoral nutrition interventions across the State

As the Secretary of the State Nutrition Technical Working Group, I provide technical support to planning, implementation and evaluation of health sector nutrition interventions in the State.

Also as a member of the Home Grown School Feeding Program in the State, I support in coordinating the implementation of the school based feeding program using locally available staple foods

I am a Public health physician with masters in Health Planning and Management, Public Health Nutrition, and Health Economics