Sunday, January 19

Business and Government call for action to reduce under-nutrition in Tanzania

Matt Freeman -Director of Workplace, Supply chain and Community Nutrition at GAIN stressing a point at the meeting.
The Scaling Up Nutrition Business Network (SUN) in collaboration the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), World Food Program (WFP), the Prime Minister’s Office and The Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) recently held a high-level breakfast meeting in Dar es Salaam. The meeting brought together participants from the private sector, development agencies, government and non governmental organizations to discuss how private sector can be more engaged in improving nutrition and securing new opportunities to increase involvement of business in supporting the implementation of Tanzania’s national nutrition strategy.
Read more about SUN Business Network HERE, about GAIN HERE and WFP and it's involvement in SUN HERE.
View more pictures below
Jennifer Baarn of SAGCOT speaking with Sharon Cromer, USAID Head of Mission

Benedict Jeje of TFNC fielding questions from journalists

Capturing live radio for the BBC World Service

Panel Moderator, Mr. Obey Assery (Director, Department of Coordination of Government Business, Office of the Prime Minister )

Sharon Cromer sharing observations during the meeting. 

Richard Ragan, Country Director of WFP Tanzania addressing the importance of building partnerships with business to reduce under-nutrition in Tanzania. 

·       Mrs. Fatma Ryiami, Chief Executive, NatureRipe, Chair , Tanzania Women’s Chamber of Commerce
·       Ms. Anna Temu, Chief Executive, Power Foods
·       Ms. Marjon Tuinsma, Country Director, Helen Keller International
·       Mr. Craig Friderichs, Program Director, GSMA Mobile for Development 

Dr. CJ Jones of GAIN speaking with Mrs. Fatma Riyami,  CEO of Natureripe and Chairperson of the Tanzania Women's Chamber of Commerce (TWCC)
Keynote Speaker for the meeting, Florens Turuku, the Permanent Secretary in the office of the Prime Minister of Tanzania. 

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