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Food System and Healthier Diet

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Adebowale Akande
POLICY SEMINAR
Food System Transformations: National Actions in a Globalized World
Co-Organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) and IFPRI
NOV 14, 2019 - 12:15 PM TO 01:45 PM EST

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Food System and Healthier Diet

  1. 1. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org Debo Akande Senior Scientist, IITA Country Coordinator CGIAR A4NH FP1-Nigeria Food System Transformations: National Actions in a Globalized World 14 November, 2019 Washington DC, USA Food System and Healthier Diet Nigeria Context
  2. 2. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org Outline •Challenges of Food System and Healthier Diet in Nigeria •Opportunities/Risks •FSHD Dynamics in Nigeria •Multidimensional approaches and actors on FSDH •Possible Innovations going forward
  3. 3. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org Challenges of Food System and Healthier Diet in Nigeria DISJOINTED APPROACH TO FOOD ECOSYSTEM FROM PRODUCTION TO MARKET. RURAL AND URBAN NEXUS: DISCONNECTED CITIES. CIRCULAR ECONOMY : WASTE VS DEGRADED LAND. FARMING SYSTEM: SMALLHOLDING & FRAGMENTATION LAND USE. FRAGMENTED & INCOHERENT NATIONAL AND STATE POLICIES . LOW AWARENESS & CAPACITY ON FOOD SYSTEM DISCOURSE.
  4. 4. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org Opportunities (Risk factors) • Growing middle class with demand for nutritious food. • General increase demand for convenience type food. • Growing urbanization and renewed rural development policies in some States: deforestation paradox. • Stronger involvement of private sector even at the downstream. • Retail food stores are growing in Nigeria. Gradual Change in shopping pattern from open market to supermarket in urban areas • Agribusiness: Ag-Technical+Business+Management taking centre stage. • Growing food processing that demand intermediate products.
  5. 5. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org FSHD Dynamics in Nigeria • Changing Diet from natural to processed Vs health effects (Hidden hunger, Underweight, Obesity - Lagos). • Impact of regulation and monitoring. • Consumer preference Foreign Vs Local. • Lack of commercial supply chain especially for fruits and vegetable. • Inadequate modern technology on-farm and off farm. • On-farm storage is poor. • Inappropriate traditional processing facilities. • From Farm to Store : Transportation is a major issue.
  6. 6. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org Multi-dimensional approach and actors on Agri-food chain in Nigeria (North-South Dichotomy) Enterprise Level (Private) Micro-Enterprise Small and Medium Enterprise (SME’s) Large Companies Agri-Food Chain primary focus Rural dominated Downstream Production/Livestock keeping Middle-men/ SME processors/Informal market. Peri-Urban/Urban Mid-stream/Upstream Processing/Packaging/Value addition Transportation/Aggregation. Convenience stores/Street Vendors/Kiosk/ raw materials to Large Companies. Urban Upstream Processing/Transportation/Logistic Packaging/Nutrition labelling High end Market/supermarkets Multi-sectoral Coordinating Organisations (Public/Private) Coordinating level National /Regional State Spread -Farmers and Commodities Associations. Low National /Regional/ State -SMEDAN / NASME -Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Medium) -SUN Business Network Medium Generally National -Manufacturer Association of Nigeria -Nigeria Agribusiness Group -Chamber of commerce and industry -SUN Business Network High Primarily National Members Participation Low Very low Medium Regulations/ Standard Policy Very Low Ministry Medium NAFDAC/SON/Ministries Very High NAFDAC/SON/Ministries
  7. 7. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org Going forward Linking the actors from farm to market. Inclusive Business model/Farm Estate Model. Multisectoral approach to policy development and interventions. Development of target interventions focused on sub-regional and state levels. Innovative Food distribution system could be a game changer. Rural infrastructure to support private sector engagement at down and mid stream. Innovation and tech should be encourage at all levels. Incentive for private sector engagement (Downstream to Upstream). Supporting growth of rural enterprises.
  8. 8. IITA is a member of the CGIAR System Organization. www.iita.org | www.cgiar.org FSDH is about the ecosystem of transferring healthier food from farm to the table.

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