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Valid Nutrition launch new Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF)

VALID Nutrition is pleased to announce that on Friday 18th November, the Honourable Dr Peter Kumpalume, MP and Minister for Health, Malawi, formally launched our new Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF also called small quantity lipid-based nutrient supplement,...

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Steve Collins of VALID presents his vision on the role Social Business can play to innovate and deliver market based solutions to address chronic malnutrition. This condition, often referred to as “hidden hunger”  is preventing millions of children (one in every four)...

Extending VALID’s RUF Product Range

With a view to extending our product range in Malawi and having received generous grant support from USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub (SATH), VALID’s local Factory is now in the process of commissioning a Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF) pack-filling machine....

Global Innovation Fund supports VALID Nutrition

The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) recently announced their first ever “investments” (grants, convertible loans or equity stakes), in eight projects ranging from £30,000 to £1.5 million.  The announcement included an investment of £120,000 in VALID Nutrition’s...

Ground-breaking Research by VALID Nutrition

The results of our ground-breaking efficacy trial in the DRC - regarding efficacy of a locally sourced, lower cost RUTF to treat Severe Acute Malnutrition – have been published in the prestigious American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Read more here...

Have a look at what we are doing in Malawi

With the help of a grant from USAID South Africa Trade Hub we are helping thousands of people access nutritious food. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1djwQRqp24

ANNOUNCEMENT: NEW DIRECTOR OF VALID NUTRITION

We are delighted to announce that Dr Hans-Jürgen Koch will join the Board of Valid Nutrition as a Director. Hans-Jürgen Koch has had a long and distinguished career initially in academia and then finance. This includes positons as former CEO of Deutsche Bank (Suisse)...

SDC, Hystra and Ashoka conference on Hidden Hunger and Social Business

Paul Murphy, Valid’s CEO has been invited to address a conference on Hidden Hunger and Social Business. The conference, hosted by The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation’s (SDC) Employment and Income Network in conjunction with Hystra and Ashoka, takes place...

Smallholder Farmers’ Project: Research Papers

Valid Nutrition - The Production of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food in Malawi The Production of RUTF in Malawi - Part 1, Smallholder famers experience with groundnut production The Production of RUTF in Malawi - Part 2, Contextual Constraints Faced by Farmers Possible...

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