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PB & GB Joint Division Seminar by Bruno Kistner

Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 02:00pm - 03:00pm


PB and GB Joint Division Seminar
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Title: Malnutrition in ASEAN

The double burden of malnutrition in Asia is a complex problem. Bruno will give an overview of the state and challenges of malnutrition, particularly the problem of obesity, in the region, and provide Philippines-specific findings from the recently launched “Tackling obesity in ASEAN: Prevalence, impact and guidance on interventions” report. He will also speak on public-private partnership and rice fortification as tactics to tackle malnutrition. Bruno heads the Secretariat of the public-private partnership Asia Roundtable on Food Innovation for Improved Nutrition (ARoFIIN), which brings together experts from across government, academia, industry and civil society sectors in Asia, to engage in multi-stakeholder efforts, including dialogue on the role of food innovation, in tackling obesity and chronic disease in the region.

Bruno Kistner
Asia Roundtable on Food Innovation for
Improved Nutrition (ARoFIIN) and Amelia Chong
Communications, ARoFIIN Secretariat


PB Conference Room 1