Rusizi outcome 1

Multisectoral, multi-stakeholder food systems platforms that combine a diverse range of expertise from the agricultural, food, education and health sectors, as well as from private sector, civil society and academia, are taxed as game changers and key instruments for promoting food systems transformation and innovation across food value chains. A respective food systems platform i) advocating for healthy local food supply, ii) supporting the implementation of demand generation activities, iii) engaging in nutrition planning for greater efficiency including respective resourcing, and iv) involving women and youth in decision-making around more sustainable food systems, is under creation in Rusizi with input from the local Joint Action Development Forum.