Rwandan NICE Team Trained on Gender Aspects

On 14Jul2023, the NICE Project held a training on “Gender aspects in project planning and implementation to strengthen the team’s capacity in integrating gender aspects into project planning and implementation” at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali. NICE city coordinators, Farmers’ hub officers, Districts focal persons, and other community representatives involved in project interventions in Rubavu and … Read more

NICE hosting a Breakfast Partner Side Event at Women Deliver 2023 in Kigali on “Empowering women as change agents in nutrition-sensitive food systems”

Women play an essential role in food systems, often leading growing, processing, and marketing of food. When women are given equal opportunities to succeed, they can be powerful agents driving economic growth, peace, and improved quality of life. On 19Jul2023, NICE hold an inspiring #Women Deliver 2023 Partner Side Event on “Empowering women as change … Read more

NICE at the 2023 World Congress of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Nairobi

On 12Jul2023, Straton Habumugisha, NICE Country Manager Rwanda, took the opportunity to showcase the NICE project in IALE World Congress‘ special session on Food sensitive planning levers for sustainability: scales and spaces. In the presentation, the numerous dimensions of malnutrition in Western Rwanda and their request for collaborative, multisectoral, social-ecological interventions have been shared with … Read more

NICE featured in a special issue of The East African on promotion of resilient agriculture in East Africa

NICE was featured in The East African’s “The Next Big Thing is Africa” quarterly journal, focusing on promoting resilient agriculture in East Africa for its June 2023 edition. Access the whole special issue here:

Policy Makers In Kenya Discuss How the NICE Project Can Inform Policies on Nutrition

The NICE Project aims to improve nutrition in urban, peri-urban, and rural areas, by shaping urban-rural food environments and informing national and local policies. In Kenya, a high-level meeting with key policymakers was recently held at Acacia Premier Hotel in Kisumu on the 17th of May 2023. The meeting was graced by key policymakers from … Read more

NICE Celebrates World Food Safety Day 2023 in Dinajpur, Bangladesh

Dinajpur, Bangladesh – In a remarkable celebration of World Food Safety Day 2023, the Nutrition in City Ecosystems (NICE) project along with Dinajpur Municipality rose awareness for nutritious and safe foods on 7 June 2023. With this year’s theme being “Food Standard Saves Lives”, NICE showcased its unwavering commitment to enhancing nutrition and health among … Read more

NICE celebrating World Food Safety day 2023 in Rangpur, Bangladesh

A remarkable event to commemorate World Food Safety Day 2023 at the Rangpur City Corporation has been organized by the NICE project this 11th June 2023. Aligned with this year’s World Food Safety Day theme “Food Standard Saves Lives” the NICE team took on the important responsibility of distributing nutrition packages to the city’s residents, … Read more