Devex Examines Roles Of NGOs, Private Companies In Promoting Food Security

Devex: How companies and NGOs can work together to tackle food security
“…Toward the end of last year, Devex Impact caught up separately with John Mendesh, General Mills’ vice president of research and development, and Brent Wibberley, director of PFS programs at TechnoServe, to talk to them about the private sector’s role in furthering agricultural productivity and nutritious foods. The two organizations partner closely on Partners in Food Solutions, a nonprofit organization which taps the business expertise of companies like General Mills, Cargill, Royal DSM, and Bühler to help improve the capacity of small food processors in the developing world…” (Saldinger, 1/5).