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Tanzania

In June 2011, the United Republic of Tanzania joined the SUN Movement with a letter of commitment from HE Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, the President. To support the government’s multistakholder efforts to end malnutrition, donor, civil society and business networks were established and fully functioning by 2015. Today, Tanzania has the largest national SUN Business Network globally with over 120 member companies, strong plans to mobilise the food industry for more safe and nutritious food as well as pitching competitions to ignite business-investor linkages.

Last updated: January 2019

124 members

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Haika Malleko

SUN Business Network Coordinator

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Country Network Coordinators welcome enquiries about joining or engaging with the network

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34.4%

Under Five Stunting

4.5%

Under Five Wasting

3.6%

Under Five Overweight

Network Strategy

The SBN Tanzania Strategy lays out the vision and key objectives of the SUN Business Network Tanzania for the next 3 years, 2016-2018. It then looks at how the network plans to achieve the vision and objectives. It details that the role of the SBN Tanzania team is to coordinate the activities of the network in order to improve nutrition among Tanzanian consumers as they support members to grow their business.

View the SBN Tanzania Strategy 2016 - 2018

Current Network Priorities

  • Mobilize private sector to invest more in safe and nutritious food
  • Facilitate business acceleration and local pitches to identify investible opportunities and facilitate business-investor linkages
  • Segment Private Sector (PS) and service providers to facilitate matching of PS needs with opportunities

Examples of multistakeholder/multisectoral partnerships

  • Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)
  • Tanzania Horticulture Association(TAHA)
  • Association for spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Tanzania (ASBAHT)
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