Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness
The ENACT Course in Nutrition Education
On the right you can access and download the ENACT Course in Nutrition Education.
The course was prepared by FAO’s Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness Division, with support from the German Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL).
This course has been developed to introduce participants to the principles and practice of “effective education for nutrition in action” (ENACT). ENACT aims at promoting long-term improvements in diet through an active approach based on identified needs, with attention to social and environmental contexts, all relevant sectors and the whole food cycle (production, processing, marketing, consumption).
The course materials and cases mostly relate to Africa but the broad principles and activities are relevant to any country which needs to upgrade capacity in this field. The course is pitched at undergraduate level; however it is relevant all who have or will have the professional need to handle nutrition education in some form, such as students of nutrition in universities and medical schools, agriculturists, district nurses, health service managers, rural development or community workers, IEC specialists, NGO staff and teachers.