MI and WFP discuss collaboration to reduce hunger at private sector roundtable

Today in Ottawa, Venkatesh Mannar, President of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), and Elisabeth Rasmusson, Assistant Executive Director for Partnership and Governance Services, World Food Programme (WFP), hosted a roundtable to review how the private sector currently supports reducing global hunger and malnutrition as well as how to work more collaboratively in these efforts.

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MI, Government of Canada and Teck Launch New Initiative with Ethiopia Ministry of Health to Save Children’s Lives

ADDIS ABABA – Canadian partners the Micronutrient Initiative, the Government of Canada and private sector partner Teck launched a major project with the Ethiopian Ministry of Health today that will save young lives from diarrhoea, a condition that can be deadly if untreated. Each year, more than 750,000 children under the age of five die
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Sparking the Next Revolution in Child Survival: NGO and Mining Sector Unite to End Child Deaths from Diarrhoea

This op-ed by MI President Venkatesh Mannar and Senior Vice President at Teck Resources Doug Horswill was published in the Huffington Post on June 18, 2012. A few weeks ago we travelled together to Senegal in West Africa – the Senior Vice President of a Canadian resource company and the President of an international development organization – to visit
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The Micronutrient Initiative, Government of Canada and Teck Launch New Initiative with Senegal Ministry of Health to Save Children’s Lives

DAKAR – Canadian partners the Micronutrient Initiative, the Government of Canada and Teck launched a major project with the Senegal Ministry of Health today that will save young lives from diarrhea, a condition that can be deadly if untreated. Each year, 1.5 million children under the age of five die from complications associated with diarrhea, including
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