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Extending VALID’s RUF Product Range

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

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

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  

ANNOUNCEMENT: NEW DIRECTOR OF VALID NUTRITION

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

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

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...

CMAM in India: The latest on our ground-breaking project in Odisha.

VALID NUTRITION'S ground-breaking operational pilot examining the effectiveness of 3 different approaches to Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Odisha (Orissa) is well under way.  This pilot is the first time that an Indian government programme...

Latest Tweets

Attached is a statement issued recently regarding the sad closure of VALID's Malawi operations. https://t.co/Gg3vD8sse8
This time around we must support the private sector to invest in consumer centric demand as opposed to only inviting them to finance supply side considerations. Companies pledge millions to end hunger by 2030 as part of the Zero Hunger... https://t.co/ZPQQaqRZNA via @reliefweb

Dr Steve Collins gives a hugely informative and enlightened interview to ENN podcast while discussing his candid Reflections on the UN Global Action Plan on Wasting.

The ground-breaking results from a clinical trial of a Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) product made without milk or animal source protein and undertaken in Malawi in 2016, were recently unveiled by VALID Nutrition’s Founder, Dr Steve Collins.

Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence Summit on June 27th and 28th, 2018 in Washington D.C.

“It is scandalous that a product with several critical advantages and high quality scientific evidence to support it, can be blocked because of bureaucracy and vested interests”

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