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SUN Business Network - Zambia

By ENN on 6 November 2017

In this video interview we speak to Ralf Siwiti, the SBN Programme Manager for Zambia based at the World Food Programme (WFP) in Lusaka. Ralf has a background in marketing and many years of experience in the food and nutrition sector. In this interview, Ralf discusses how Zambia set up one of the first SUN Business Networks (SBN) in Africa and what progress has been made since.

The Zambian SBN has assisted businesses to support nutrition in a number of ways. They have supported companies to negotiate the complex process of certification from the Zambia Bureau of Standard (ZABS) by developing user friendly guidelines and a manual of procedures called: How to certify your product?  This manual has helped companies to save time and resources, and supported the process of improving nutritional information is available. The Zambia SBN has also worked to support companies on initiatives to improve nutrition of their employees and in the workplace. 

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