Private sector consultation forum on the establishment of a nutritional centre of excellence in Somalia
SUN Movement team in Somalia organised a successful and inclusive consultation forum with Private Sector stakeholders drawn from Academia (comprising Somali National University and private Universities) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Somalia on Establishment of a Nutritional Centre of Excellence (CoE) using a participatory model.
The forum provided a platform for gathering diverse stakeholder views and opinions on establishment of the center that will adequately play a strategic role in addressing nutritional-related needs and priorities in Somalia in line with the Global and Somalia SUN Movement Road Maps.
The forum focused on defining the vision, purpose and strategy of the center as well as identifying critical aspects of its operationalization in the context of Somalia’s fragile environment. Participants, underscored the timely need and strategic role of the CoE in spearheading coordinated, locally-grown and sustainable solutions to the nutritional related challenges and priorities of the country through the center.