Nutritious Food Fair 2019 calls for intensified efforts to ensure adequate nutrition for everyone
The fifth edition of the HarvestPlus Nutritious Food Fair (NFF) with the theme “Nutrition is everybody’s business” took place in Ibadan, Nigeria at the IITA Headquarters. NFF is an annual flagship event of HarvestPlus Nigeria, which aims to drive the production, consumption, and marketing of nutritious food in Nigeria. This year, the fair took place from 13 to 15 November.
In his opening remarks, Kenton Dashiell IITA Deputy Director General, Partnerships for Delivery, described IITA and HarvestPlus as “family”, because both have a mission to improve the health and nutrition of people all over Africa and the world. “We’re here to change things, and every year we should be able to see at least a change, an improvement in the health and nutrition of our people,” he said.