Private Sector Impacts on Food Security and Nutrition - Examples from Bangladesh & Rwanda

USAID, Agrilinks, Marketlinks

The Feed the Future Rwanda Orora Wihaze Activity, supported by USAID/Rwanda, works with local partners and private sector actors in the country to sustainably increase the availability, access, and consumption of animal-sourced foods through the development of a profitable market. The Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity, supported by USAID/Bangladesh, works with private sector partners to empower and support market and community actors to address underlying causes of malnutrition in the country.

On Thursday, October 27, 2022, USAID’s Private Sector Engagement Secretariat and USAID’s Rwanda and Bangladesh Missions discussed promising practices for engaging the private sector to advance and sustain inclusive, agriculture-led economic growth and a well-nourished population, especially among women and children.

This webinar featured a panel of practitioners discussing how the private sector can supplement public sector interventions in the agricultural sector, as well as highlighted private sector partnerships in Rwanda and Bangladesh with a focus on nutrition. 

Speakers were - Katie Garcia (Moderator) Deputy Executive Director, Private Sector Engagement Hub, USAID ; Keith Dokho (Opening Remarks) Senior Private Sector Engagement Specialist/ PSE Secretariat Lead, USAID ; Dr. Dennis Karamuzi (Panelist) Chief of Party, Feed the Future Rwanda Orora Wihaze Activity, Land O’Lakes Venture37 ; Ashfaq Enayetullah (Panelist) Deputy Chief of Party, Feed the Future Bangladesh Nutrition Activity, Abt Associates Inc

Read the Webinar Powerpoint Presentation here

See the Webinar Recording here 


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