Fonse Vision

To see people of Ethiopia free from nutrition related death and disabilities, attain natural potential and lead abundant life through provision of optimal nutrition

Fonse Mission

To provide leadership and mentorship based on appropriate research, policy formulation, education, and training, consultancy and practice of nutrition through advocacy and dissemination of evidence based information.

Fonse Core Values

The values guide organizational and member behavior. FoNSE embraces values that permeate all aspects of the society’s activities and relationships with others. FoNSE is committed to achieving excellence in the performance of its activities;[ +Read more ]

FoNSE Core Values

FoNSE embraces values that permeate all aspects of the society’s activities and relationships with others. FoNSE is committed to achieving excellence in the performance of its activities; to the promotion of best practice and transparency in governance and administration; and in sharing FoNSE’s ideals and values with members, staff and other stakeholders. The Society promotes equality in all areas of activity; invests within ethical boundaries and supports the move towards the regulation of the nutrition profession. These core values provide critical context for the new FoNSE Strategic Plan and are listed below:

  1.  Integrity-Acts ethically with accountability for life-long learning and commitment to excellence
  2.  Innovation-Embraces change with creativity and strategic thinking
  3. Accountability: Willingness to take responsibility for action and outcome, and obligation to demonstrate that work has been conducted in compliance with agreed rules and standards including performance measures
  4. Stakeholders focus-Meets the needs and exceeds the expectations of internal and external customers


FoNSE General Objective

The objective of FoNSE is to support the implementation of the National Nutrition Program and to provide guidance consistent with and in support of the purpose of the society.

FoNSE Specific objectives

  1. Playing active advocacy role on food and nutrition issues by providing accurate, appropriate and timely information to policy and decision makers and the public at large.
  2. Playing an active role on the ongoing efforts to improve food security.
  3. Playing active role in nutrition policy/strategy development and guideline formulations.
  4. Play active role in coordinating and conducting research, enhancing the quality of food and nutrition through researches and promoting the professional standard.
  5. Fostering professional networking in the country through establishing various fora (regular conferences, workshops, seminars, symposia, journal, newsletter, web sites and etc) for exchange of information and experiences in the fields of Food and Nutrition,
  6. Promoting collaboration with national and international organizations in the overall aspects of food and nutrition (implementing nutrition actions, research, training and etc).
  7. Developing and making periodic updates of food and nutrition information data bank, facilitate its use by scientists and organizations in the related fields.
  8. Assisting food industries in research and development.
  9. Actively collaborate with national, regional and international associations working on food and nutrition related activities.
  10. Providing food and nutrition consultancy services.
  11. Advocating for the establishment of food and nutrition training institutions and participate in the establishment process and provide teaching services.
  12. Assisting members to get training opportunities.
  13. Participating in rehabilitation efforts following disasters.

our Priorities

Strengthening FoNSE by developing a strategic plan to guide its activities and future directions, advocate for Nutrition & Food safety issues
Supporting the implementation of the NNP

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our Strategy

The Food Science and Nutrition Society of Ethiopia aims to address Food Science and Nutrition problems in Ethiopia by realizing its vision, mission, and objectives, through the following key strategies:

  1. Building capacity of the society

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Contact Address

( Inside Ethiopian Public Health Institute )
Tel: 251-11-2756310
Mob: 251-91-2021515/0911136948
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Fax: 251-11-2754744/2757722
P.O.Box: 1242 or 5654, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia