The enriching business of nutrition: Market-based partnerships and regional approaches to nutrition
The enriching business
Market-based partnerships and
regional approaches to
Bruce Byiers, Simona Seravesi
• Nutrition mounting the agenda
• CAADP Pillar III…from:
food security to nutrition security
quantity to quality of food
• Complex, multi-sectoral,…
Increasing business for development/BoP
Value-chain integration, labour standards
On-going regional integration agenda
CAADP investment plans
• Food, health, jobs, development…
• What are the main characteristics, drivers
and constraints of multi-stakeholder
partnerships that tackle under-nutrition?
• What are the potential benefits of a regional
• What are the implications for policy-makers
Alignment of agendas
• Nutrition: Awareness, Availability, Access,
• Business & development/BoP: Awareness,
Availability, Access and Affordability
• Similar principles…
Availability, Awareness, Access
Greater economic impact?
Governance and institutions
A world of tradeoffs
Commercial viabilty vs coverage
Awareness is key – information/marketing
Regulation also – institutional challenges
BoP needs scale - little on regional
Business environment an overriding
Approaches able to deal with nutrition
Need for CSOs to share risks, ensure local
Motivation – does it matter if it is CSR?
How can local development benefit?
• Challenges & lessons
• More on roles of partnerships and
• How to create more trust and credibility?
• Drivers, obstacles and opportunities for
greater private sector participation?