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The GPF celebrates its 8th year of operation

After eight years of operation, the GAIN premix facility (GPF) is continuing to go from strength to strength.

ENABLE launch

GAIN has created ENABLE, a platform of integrated services to establish, maintain, optimize and regulate food fortification and safety programs. ENABLE builds on the highly successful GPF that has enabled local food companies in Africa and Asia to secure easy access to high quality, safe, and affordable vitamin and mineral premixes.

Read more about ENABLE here.

The GPF helps with micronutrient procurement in Somalian humanitarian assistance efforts

According to the World Food Programme, close to 3 million severely food and nutrition insecure Somalis require urgent h

The GPF celebrates its 7th year of operation

After seven years of operation, the GAIN premix facility (GPF) is continuing to go from strength to strength.

Invitation for bids for the supply of laboratory equipment

The Quality Improvement Network is a public-private partnership project focusing on the improvement of food safety and quality in Ethiopia under the Amsterdam Initiative against Malnutrition (AIM). One of the key components is the scaling up and improvement of facilities of the Bless Agri Food Laboratory in Ethiopia.

GAIN, DSM, AkzoNobel and Intertek are providing in kind capacity, building technical assistance to the project with the Government of the Netherlands providing financial assistance to support procurement of equipment and implementation of other activities.

Improving nutrition for 150 million people

Walk into a pharmacy, small shop or supermarket in Abidjan, the largest city in Cote d’Ivoire, and you’re likely to see Marie Konate’s brightly coloured children’s cereals for sale.

GAIN helps improve nutrition in Ebola-affected Liberia.

GAIN is working with Project Healthy Children to help improve nutrition in Liberia by supporting a program to accelerate food fortification in a country which is battling Ebola.

The GPF’s high performance ranking from donor review

The assessment from the Government of the Netherlands highlighted the important role and impact that the GPF has played in its three areas of focus: procurement, quality and financial access for premix. It also noted the GAIN and GPF’s recent growth intro broader Quality Assurance and Quality Control technical assistance.

The GPF received full marks on the three measures used in the assessment – innovation, sustainability and development.

 

General specifications guidelines on microdosing feeders.

National flour fortification programmes have been introduced at an increasing rate over the past 15 years around the world. The key requirements for successful implementation are the supply of vitamin and mineral premixes and the installation and use of micro dosing feeders. Micro dosing feeders can also be used for adding flour improver ingredients to enhance the baking performance of wheat flour bakeries.

The GPF celebrates its 5th year of operation

After five years of operation, the GAIN premix facility (GPF) is continuing to go from strength to strength. So far it has sourced over US$ 45 million worth of vitamin and mineral premix, from across 40 countries (see map), helping to improve nutrition for an ever-growing number of people in developing countries.