Dominican Republic – Government launches National Plan for Food and Nutritional Sovereignty and Security 2023-2026

The Ministry of the Presidency (MINPRE) led this Thursday the launching of the National Plan for Food and Nutritional Sovereignty and Security 2023-2026 and the election of the national representative of the SSAN Network, Erick Dante Papaterra.

Delivering the keynote address, the Minister of the Presidency, Joel Santos Echavarría, said that the scope of this national plan is focused on the adoption of new approaches and the incorporation of comprehensive and innovative solutions, to make the national food system more sustainable and thereby also stimulate the existence of an environment of food and nutritional security in line with citizens’ expectations.

The plan presents a programmatic structure composed of five components: Governance, Food Availability, Access, Food and Nutrition, Climate Change and Risk Management. Each component has lines of intervention and lines of action.