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Agree. Our societies, from production to consumption, are now tech-driven and we now mostly depend on technology to link the producers to the consumers and every other parties involved in this space. This provision will provide a very important platform and linkage that is critical to information-sharing of best practices that everyone can contribute to, and benefit from. It will connect and provide more leverage and impetus to food and nutrition security in all forms.
Declaring the Decade is a great start to maximising concerted efforts in nutrition. It provides an ovearching platform for nutrition interventions and advocacy. However, we need to localize global concepts and contexts to suit the needs of our smaller island nations; and we'll need technical support and expertise.
Fiji is currently revising its Fiji Food and Nutrition Policy, that will be operationalized by the Fiji Plan of Action for Nutrition 2016-2020. We have already gleaned from international documents to provide the framework for interventions, with the focus being children U5. Some of the activities are funded by the Government, while others will be taken care of by donor funds.