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We ANLP 2013, pledge to move nutrition leadership in Africa forward – starting now. Together we commit to be accountable, to develop others through participatory learning and mentorship. We also commit to develop evidence based innovations, with integrity and to implement these to support the fight against malnutrition on our continent
"We the ANLP 2012 participants, pledge to lead from where we stand.
We are committed to accountable, ethical, responsible and visionary leadership towards transforming nutrition on our continent.
We embrace partnerships, cultural diversity, empowerment and advocacy for positive change.
The change starts with us and the time to act is now!"
"We the ANLP 2011 participants do hereby passionately commit ourselves to improve food and nutrition security in Africa through:
- Networking, collaboration and advocacy
- Education and mentorship
- Evidence based research and practice
- Building of a critical mass of like-minded nutrition professionals.
Our actions will be guided by shared values, integrity and trust."
"We as the participants of ANLP 2010 hereby declare our commitment to advocate for affordable, sustainable and evidence-based nutrition interventions and policies in Africa. Through our networks, we will practice and promote effective leadership by mentoring, empowering and building capacity on the African continent. Our actions and vision will be guided by integrity, honesty, passion, responsibility and respect."
"ANLP 2009 participants resolve to pro-actively influence change in nutrition and wellbeing in Africa, through effective networking, advocacy and responsible, visionary leadership"
"We the participants of the African Nutrition Leadership Programme 2008, with passion and one purpose declare, that it is our time to be positive change agents to ensure sustainable food and nutrition security in order to improve quality of life in Africa through innovative research, training and empowerment of all stakeholders, advocacy and effective collaborations.
Objectivity, integrity, excellence and selfless service are our shared values."
"We the ANLP 2006 graduates declare that we are committed to improving the nutrition of people in Africa by using evidence-based nutrition principles.
We will strive to provide effective leadership and build sustainable partnerships based on mutual respect and honesty.
We will advocate and lobby for a nutrition agenda to empower and uplift our communities"
"We the young African nutrition leaders do declare to dedicate ourselves to serving Africa with passion and commitment..
As we strive to uphold leadership integrity and human rights, we pledge to contribute to sustainable changes in the nutritional well being of all Africans through the advancement of science, programs and partnerships.
We stand united in your diversity."
"We are a new generation of Africa's nutritional leaders with a common vision and shared values to improve the nutritional well-being of the people of our continent.
We recognize Africa's unique problems, challenges and opportunities and are committed through advocacy, collaboration and evidence-based research to reduce:
Food and nutrition insecurity
Communicable and non-communicable diseases
Other nutritional challenges
We will undertake this in an ethos of integrity, professionalism and mutual respect to ensure sustainability and a life-long commitment."
"We the participants of ANLP-2003 gather here at Buffelsvlei, Boskop on 7 November 2003, do unaminously declare, as present and future nutrition leaders of Africa, to explore all opportunities, to be committed to nurture Africa through nutrition in order to improve the quality of life for all Africans. We affirm that research, development and community service initiatives shall be guided by the following core values: Commitment, Trust and Integrity. In order to attain our long- and short-term goals, we shall focus on the following strategies:
Advocacy and social mobilization
Sharing of information and networking
Declaration of Intent by the Participants of the 1st African Nutrition Leadership Programme 2002
We, the nutrition leaders and future nutrition leaders of Africa are committed to actively seek opportunities to advocate for evidence-based nutrition, and to promote a sustainable and healthy environment in order to improve the nutritional status of all Africans and to build unity and promote development in Africa. We are committed to promoting evidence-based and healthy food consumption practices and educating and informing individuals and communities regarding all issues involving nutrition. We are committed to the core values of integrity, respect and commitment in all our dealings and activities.
We will endeavour to achieve these aims through actively pursuing the following objectives and activities:
In order to seek and create opportunities to build capacity in nutrition in all sectors of society in Africa, we will undertake advocacy to key stakeholders and policy makers in nutrition to promote and ensure:
Evidence-based nutrition and optimal nutrition practices;
Capacity building in all sectors of society and in all communities;
Integrity in nutrition programmes;
Sustainable nutrition programmes and action;
To promote and create opportunities to mentor professional development and to encourage critical thinking skills amongst nutrition professionals in Africa, we will:
Provide and promote opportunities to nurture the talent and skills of young nutrition professionals;
Provide and support a stimulating environment to challenge and develop leadership skills;
Create and encourage opportunities to influence nutrition experts to take on mentoring roles;
Support and encourage the sharing of information;
Support and encourage effective resource mobilization and utilization.
In order to address the nutrition challenges in Africa, we will promote and strengthen partnerships amongst nutrition professionals on various levels through:
Promotion of a multi- and inter- disciplinary approach to projects and programmes;
Networking and collaboration with nutrition role-players and stakeholders for national and international collaboration.
Promoting local and Indigenous foods
In order to expand the recognition and utilization of diverse locally available and traditional indigenous foods to improve household food security in Africa, we will:
Promote food-based approaches in addressing nutritional challenges;
Promote all aspects of food safety and food quality;
Promote the use of appropriate technologies to enhance local food production and processing of nutritious foods.
Ashraf Shaalan (Egypt), Stefanie Lemke (Germany), Anna Lartey (Ghana), Alice M Mwangi (Kenya), Prisca Tuitoek (Kenya), Phiny Hanson (Lesotho), Linono M. Sebotsa (Lesotho), Dorothy Chilima (Malawi), Nada Benajiba (Morocco), Ida Erasmus (Namibia), Hilda van ’t Riet (Netherlands), Aarinola Ojo (Nigeria), Lillian Salami (Nigeria), Jane Badham (South Africa), Penny Love (South Africa), André Oelofse (South Africa), Heidi du Preez (South Africa), Marjorie Moepi (South Africa), Chantell Witten (South Africa), Rozanne Kruger (South Africa), Aila Meyer (South Africa), Elifatio Towo (Tanzania), Wamuyu Maina (Uganda).