WEBINAR: The role of food fortification within the nutrition value chain

3 September 2020. Webinar: The role of food fortification within the nutrition value chain

The Power of Nutrition and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be hosting a joint roundtable focussing on current themes in food fortification, including the effectiveness of interventions in improving health and the role of the private sector in achieving impact. Thsi webinar also discussed the role of key actors in delivering food fortification programmes and key factors in implementing them at scale.

Around 21% of the world’s population face childhood stunting, with numbers forecast to skyrocket as a result of COVID-19. It is incredibly important to have this conversation while countries are planning their response to the pandemic, which has worsened existing frailties in nutrition systems.

The roundtable convened an audience of private sector investors and corporations, government representatives, NGOs, and multilateral agencies for an interactive conversation between webinar participants.

Co-hosts:

  • Martin Short, CEO, The Power of Nutrition
  • Andreas Bluethner, Director, Nutrition, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Panellists:

  • Yannick Foing, Global Director, Nutrition Improvement, DSM
  • Samuel Musyoka, Quality Assurance Manager, Mandela Millers, Uganda
  • Jessica Nworgu, Quality Control Manager, Flour Mills Nigeria
  • Indriani Gunawan, Chief Executive Director of PT Nutrindo Interfarma Sejahtera, Indonesia
  • Prof. Soekirman, Founder of Indonesia Nutrition Foundation for Food Fortification
  • Moderator: Nada Elhusseiny, Technical Advisor, Egypt and North Africa at Food Fortification Initiative

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