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Business Solutions to Nutrition: New Models for Collaboration

Monday, June 14, 2010 - 01:30 - 03:30
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
5th Floor Conference Room
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.

View event footage and presentation summary at the Wilson Center website!

Partnership notes from the event are available at the bottom of this page.

Improving nutrition is a focus of the new U.S. Feed the Future Initiative, and an area in which a number of private sector companies have developed successful projects around the world.  Please join TechnoServe, the Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars for a discussion of emerging models for public-private sector collaboration to improve human nutrition.
Kent Hughes, Director, Program on America and the Global Economy, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (invited)
Panel 1:   Market-Led Strategies for Improving the Accessibility and Affordability of Poultry and Fortified Foods: Cases from Mozambique
Jake Walter, Mozambique Country Director, TechnoServe
Ron Croushorn, Director of Food Assistance Division, Office of Capacity Building and Development, FAS, USDA
Moderator: Julie Howard, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
Panel 2:   Innovative Alliances for Improved Nutrition
Michael McBurney, Head of Scientific Affairs, DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.
Kate Houston, Director of Federal Government Relations, Cargill
J.B. Cordaro, Global Business Advisor, Mars, Inc.
Moderator: Michael Madnick, Deputy Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition