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Nestlé hosts media workshop on nutrition

By on May 16, 2015

In a bid to improve the reporting skills of media practitioners, Nestlé Nigeria is set to organise the fourth edition of Creating Shared Value Media Workshop, a statement from the company stated.

According to the statement signed by the Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Nestle, Mr. Samuel Adenekan, the workshop will be declared open by the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Nestlé Nigeria, Chief Dharnesh Gordhon, and will focus on mainstreaming nutrition, water and agriculture/rural development reporting in the media.

The Head of Nutrition, Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health, Dr Chris Isokpunwu, will speak on “Addressing the multiple burden of malnutrition through micronutrient fortification.” The Head of Department of Mass Communication, University of Ibadan, Dr Abigail Ogwezzy-Ndisika, will discuss “Improving water access, sanitation and hygiene practices in Nigeria: The role of the media” while the Technical Advisor, Processing, Products and Nutrition at the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria, Dr Omo Ohiokpehai, will examine “Promoting planting and consumption of conventionally bred bio-fortified staple crops in Nigeria.”