CII-Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence in partnership with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) organized a National Consultation on Nutrition – Business Models for Securing Nutritional Outcomes on 25th August in New Delhi. This is the first consultation of the CII-FACE National Nutrition Initiative -Swasth Bharat Sashakt Bharat.
We are privileged to be part of the consultation and our CEO, Ms Vandana Singh participated as a panelist in the session Business for Strengthening Nutrition Security. The session provided a platform to understand what does business for nutritional mean and how companies have been contributing to this agenda by sharing their business strategy and thinking going forward. The discussion put light on evolving models and the challenges and opportunities involved in delivering nutrition. IFBN showcased a network managed by non-profits in collaboration with other stakeholders for reaching out to most vulnerable and unreached to deliver nutrition.
The session was chaired by Ms Vinita Bali, member advisory board of IFBN and saw the participation of :-
- Mr. Siraj Chaudhry, Chairman, Cargill India and member advisory board of IFBN
- Mr. Siva Nagarajan, Chairman CII National Committee on Dairy & Managing Director, Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable Pvt. Ltd.
- Mr. B Rajagopal, President, DSM India
- Mr. Sarvesh Shahra, President - Foods, Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd
At the event, CII FACE launched the CII Resource Centre : Business4Nutrition, which is a path breaking initiative and the maiden CII foray in the area of nutrition, under Food Safety.