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21st Oct 2022

Helen Weldemichael emerges winner of the Global EatSafe Innovation Challenge

Unsafe food, a preventable hazard, is responsible for one in 10 people falling ill and the death of at least 125,000 children...

7th Sep 2022

Rising food and input prices, alongside ongoing contextual challenges, are putting pressure on food system SMEs.

Recent months have seen a series of alarming headlines about food prices: while the global food price index of the U.N. Food...

Sun Pitch Competitions
2nd Sep 2022

EatSafe Innovation Challenge – Ethiopia and Nigeria

The EatSafe Innovation Challenge – National Pitch Competition for Nigeria was hosted on the 31st of August 2022, at the Providence Hotel,...

18th Aug 2022

SBN Pakistan kicks off its Access to Better Dairy Project

The SUN Business Network in Pakistan has kicked off the Greening and Scaling “GAIN Access to Better Dairy” project as part of...

20th Jun 2022

Enabling Business to Advance Nutrition Index (EBANI)

EBANI is a tool to stimulate dialogue between government, business, and other actors to improve the enabling environment for nutrition. EBANI provides...

7th Dec 2021

Recognising positive and impactful business action for improved nutrition – the SBN Nutrition Action Business Award

Eating a balanced, healthy, and nutritious diet is critical for good health and development, but a third of the world’s population still...

7th Dec 2021

What is Business Committing at the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021? Statement by the Business Constituency Group

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) was launched in 2013 at the headquarters of Unilever, reflecting the ambition from day one that business can...

12th Aug 2021

Pitch Competition targets Kenyan SMEs and innovations transforming local food systems

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Kenya’s food system hold pivotal positions across the agri-value chain as suppliers, processors, distributors and retailers....

12th Aug 2021

Gender-based stereotyping and security concerns pose major challenges to Nutripreneurs

When viewing the food industry through a gender lens, cultural and security issues are among the main concerns shaping entrepreneurship for Nutripreneurs...

10th Jun 2021

Launch of Food Frontiers: Urban Food System Innovation Challenge 2021 by SBN Bangladesh

To improve food security, nutrition, and the impact of food production on the environment, Bangladesh’s SUN Business Network has launched an exciting...

12th Apr 2021

Food system SMEs advocate for favourable tax regime in Kenya

SMEs in Kenya constitute over 90 per cent of all registered businesses, create 80 per cent of the total employment and contribute...

30th Mar 2021

Investigating the impact of COVID-19 on SMEs in national food systems

A survey of 327 SMEs in the food system in 14 countries, aiming to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and...

26th Mar 2021

Revolutionising the poultry industry: Pakistan and beyond

In the months following the 2020 global SUN Pitch competition, winning Pakistani SME, Poulta, has used their Cargill-sponsored cash prize of US$10,000...

23rd Mar 2021

Working hard for workforce nutrition in Laos

The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) initially joined the SUN Movement in 2011 and, by 2016, the government began working to mobilise support to liaise...

23rd Mar 2021

SBN explores establishing national networks in donor countries to address malnutrition in SUN Countries

The SUN Business Network (SBN) is exploring the possibility of launching national networks outside of SUN Countries, including ongoing exploratory discussions in Japan....