The Sustainable Food Platform is part of P4G - Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030. It is an innovative platform led by DanChurchAid, along with Arla Foods Ingredients. Other members of the platform include the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Wholi, GC Rieber Shipping, Engsko United Milling Systems, Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and Novozymes.
The partnership aims to rethink market-based solutions for food and nutrition security in Africa. The partnership will tap into existing knowledge, and bring together local producers with global partners to develop and test low-tech and energy-efficient food solutions (e.g. nutritious and affordable products like healthy biscuits and porridge). The partnership will be formed by two parallel tracks: a local sourcing track to promote sustainable production of local ingredients by smallholder farmers; and an industry-led track on product innovation for the bottom-of-the-pyramid segment. The main country focus will be on Ethiopia with cross links made to Kenya and Uganda to enable scale-up and replication.
This partnership builds on the GAIN Nordic partnership with a focus on the whole value chain from small-scale farmer to consumer.
Watch the video below to learn more about this partnership, and how public and private sectors are working together to improve child nutrition in Ethiopia.