DSM and WFP session at WEF on improving lives through nutrition
'Increasing livelihoods by making nutrition accessible and effective'
On 26 January 2012 DSM and World Food Programme (WFP) organized a session on Nutrition entitled Increasing livelihoods by making nutrition accessible and effective at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.
Leading experts from the field this session examined cross-sector approaches to delivering improved nutrition. Panelists and speakers discussed the potential of positively impacting national health, economic productivity and stability through improved nutrition. The aim of DSM and WFP is to build on the political will to alleviate malnutrition by mobilizing cross-stakeholder engagement across the globe.
- Marc van Ameringen, Executive Director GAIN
- Muhtar Kent, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer The Coca-Cola Company
- David Nabarro, UN Special Representative
- Kendall J. Powell, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer General Mills
- Josette Sheeran. Executive Director WFP
- Feike Sijbesma, CEO/Chairman of the Managing Board Royal DSM
- Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel laureate, Professor at Columbia University
The session was moderated by Matthew Bishop, Bureau Chief The Economist, New York and brought together approximately 150 senior representatives from around the world representing business, governments, science and the NGO community.