NIGERIA

Overview

  • 87 businesses signed up to the network
  • Convened by GAIN Nigeria
  • Key activities;
    • Create demand for nutritious foods
    • Facilitate workforce nutrition initiatives
    • Participate in the government's nutrition activities
    • Advocate for Private Sector involvement in Nutrition

SUN Business Network Nigeria

Since 2016 the SBN Nigeria has played an active role in engaging the private sector on the issue of nutrition and how the sector can contribute, sustainably, to improved nutrition in Nigeria. 87 business are currently signed up to the network with specific nutrition commitments and technical support has been provided to facilitate the ability of members to meet these commitments. The activities of the network are geared towards harnessing the unique skillset of Business to create demand for more nutritious foods, facilitate workforce nutrition initiatives, participate in the federal government’s nutrition activities from policy development to program implementation; and also advocate for the facilitation of an enabling environment for Private Sector actors in Nutrition. The SUN Business Network supports Business to Business linkages and provides a conducive platform for Public-Private Sector dialogues. Through the establishment of this network, Businesses in Nigeria have access to information that could form the basis for product development, innovation and opportunities for leveraging available resources to support the fight against malnutrition. The SUN Business Network is convened by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition in Nigeria and brings recognition to the role Private Sector continues to play in providing solutions in the nutrition space.

SBN Nigeria in the Media (2018)

https://agronigeria.com.ng/food-fraud/ https://www.businessdayonline.com/how-nutritious-is-your-product/ http://grassroots.ng/index.php/2018/01/31/how-nutritious-is-your-product/ https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/08/making-food-products-more-nutritious/ https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/02/19/msmes-urged-to-tap-into-investment-opportunity-in-nutrition-funding/ https://www.pressreader.com/nigeria/the-punch/20180221/281913068591896 http://crawler.com.ng/msmes-urged-to-tap-into-investment-opportunity-in-nutrition-funding60591.html https://www.businessdayonline.com/companies/health/article/nutrition-funding-unlock-multi-million-dollar-investments-nigerian-smesexperts/ https://shelearnshere.com/nutripitch-the-nourish-nigeria-challenge/ http://www.smeconnectnigeria.com/tag/nourish-nigeria-challenge/ https://mudia.com.ng/2018/07/01/nutripitch-the-nourishing-nigeria-challenge-2018-fully-funded-to-the-regional-elevator-pitch-competition-in-kenya/ http://opportunities.youthhubafrica.org/fate-foundation-nutripitch-nourishing-nigerian-challenge-2018/ http://weetracker.com/2018/06/26/foundations-nutripitch-the-nourish-nigeria-challenge/ https://scholar.ng/nourishing-nigeria-challenge/ http://www.opportunitydesk.org/2018/06/25/nutripitch-the-nourishing-nigeria-challenge-2018/  

Useful links and attachments

To view the current list of members in Nigeria, please click here SUN Business Network Nigeria Members

To sign up to the Nigeria network, please use this form SBN Nigeria Membership Form 

For further information, please contact the SBN Nigeria Coordinating Team at sbnnigeria@gainhealth.org

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