TFNC Vision

  • “To become a Centre of excellence that plays a pivotal role in guiding and catalyzing actions for prevention and control of malnutrition in Tanzania”.
TFNC Mission
  • “To provide research, advocacy, education and training services aimed at the prevention and control of malnutrition in Tanzania”.
  • Quality
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment
  • Transparency
  • Trust
  • Integrity
  • Partnership
The institute has many functions that can be grouped into the following components:
  1. Planning, coordinating and implementing food and nutrition programs for the benefit of the citizens of Tanzania.
  2. Provide education, training and nutritional guidelines at all levels. Also incorporate nutrition into the curriculum in schools and colleges.
  3. Conducting research aimed to identify nutritional problems and how to solve them.
  4. Encourage public and create awareness of good nutrition and the effects of malnutrition.
  5. Advise the government, training institutions and other institutions in terms of food and nutrition. Briefly Institute is responsible for conducting research, providing education and training and provides advice on issues of food and nutrition in the country. Other responsibilities are to coordinate, stimulate and inspire the community about food and nutrition issues.
  6. Scaling up of nutrition services in the country and around the world (Scaling Up Nutrition-SUN Movement).
Providing education and training
Institute offers nutrition education to the public and nutritional training for practitioners who are at different levels in order to build their capacity to reduce and eliminate the problem of malnutrition in the country. Executives who often are the ones trained in health and nutrition and other employees who are in the industry and related sectors. These sectors are agriculture, social welfare, community development and education. Education and training provided focused capacity building officials in the council and the community. This enables you to work more efficiently nutrition and thus enable the community to get proper knowledge and techniques to combat malnutrition. Now either public awareness about the importance of nutrition continues to increase.

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