Feed the Future Business Drivers for Food Safety (BD4FS)

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Contract Start Year

2019

Contract End Year

2024

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Dr. Lourdes Martinez Romero

Chief of Party

Dr. Thoric Nils Cederstrom

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Food Loss and Waste: Building an Evidence-Based Business Case for SMEs

The private sector plays an important role in reducing food loss and waste. Food Enterprise Solutions helps to define...

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The BD4FS Ambassador Firm Approach: Example from a Dairy Value Chain in Senegal

In Senegal, farmers struggle to reach more profitable markets for their fresh dairy products.

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Game-Based Learning Apps Win in Youth Competition

The culture of food safety in Senegal leaped forward recently with the announcement of the winners of the youth...

Who We Are

Food Enterprise Solutions is on a mission  to energize the global food system to better balance global needs and profit.  We leverage the powers of business, entrepreneurship, and innovation as key drivers in the global fight against hunger and malnutrition. We work in partnership with businesses and organizations to provide  safe, nutritious, and affordable foods through supply chains that are commercially viable and environmentally sustainable. We offer expertise in partnership development, market analysis, project design & management, training, and specialized technical assistance to strengthen capacities of - and linkages among - key actors within food systems. Our team of experts has extensive experience working with food enterprises of all sizes – from village market vendors to major global corporations – across multiple countries and commodities.

Our Team

Dr. Thoric Nils Cederström

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Chief of Party

Russ Webster

Russ Webster

FES, President and CEO

Roberta Lauretti-Bernhard

Roberta

Director of Programs

Mariama Samb Dieng

Mariama Dieng

Senegal Program Director

Phaindra Pandey

Phaindra Pandey

Nepal Program Director

Aschalew Wondie

Aschalew Wondie

Ethiopia Program Director

Shola Ajibola

Shola Ajibola

Senior Finance Officer

Abasin Nawan

Abasin Nawan

Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Sarah Durso

Sarah Durso

Senior Manager of Operations

Mohamed Dia

Mohamed Dia

Senegal Food Safety Master Trainer

Abraham Selamu

Abraham Selamu

Ethiopia MEL Specialist

Samira Bari

Samira Bari

International Programs Coordinator

Gezahegn Hailu

Gezahegn Hailu

Ethiopia Finance and Administrative Officer

Bhumika Kalakheti

Bhumika Kalakheti

Nepal Admin Assistant

Misha Vornenko

Misha Vornenko

Technical Manager for Private Sector Engagement

Rajani Maharajan

Rajani Maharajan

Nepal Finance and Administrative Officer

Marie Félicité Ndong

Marie Félicité Ndong

Senegal Finance and Administrative Officer

Kripa Pokharel

Kripa Pokharel

Nepal MEL Specialist

Caroline Redick

Caroline Redick

International Programs Associate

Babacar Sene

Babacar Sene

Senegal Senior Food Safety Specialist

Assane Sow

Assane Sow

Senegal MEL Specialist

Makhtar Thiam

Makhtar Thiam

Senegal Senior Technical Advisor

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