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Companies Boost Mentorship and Training for Young People in Sub-Saharan Africa

Nestlé founded Alliance for YOUth five years ago to help prepare young people to enter the professional world

Nestlé (https://www.Nestle.com/) and its regional partners have joined forces to launch the Regional Alliance for Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa to promote employability for young people. The alliance, which will focus on creating and implementing employability programmes, mentorship and training initiatives designed to equip young people with essential workplace skills, is…

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Iron Deficiency Undermines the Lives of Millions in Africa – Isn’t it time we do more to end it? (By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd.)

Iron, a key nutrient to develop children’s brains and help adults live productive lives, is acutely lacking in people’s diets

By Rémy Ejel, Market Head for Nestlé CWAR Ltd. Document link: http://bit.ly/2OWpbEC There is an African proverb that says: “Your food is supposed to be your medicine and your medicine is supposed to be your food.” Yet millions of people on the continent are not living their lives to the fullest…

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International Coffee Day: Your cup of NESCAFÉ is more than what it is

Nestlé through its NESCAFÉ business, impacts the livelihoods of thousands of farmers in the region

The story of your NESCAFÉ begins long before it reaches your cup. The tiny coffee bean, which is dried, roasted and ground into the powder that you brew for your coffee, is deeply rooted in West Africa, touching many lives. From Africa, for Africa Did you know that the NESCAFÉ…

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World Heart Day: Nestlé pioneers health and wellness programs across Central and West Africa

At Nestlé, supporting and promoting our employees’ well-being is part of our commitment to inspire people to lead healthier lives

With high blood pressure as one of the leading risks for deaths worldwide, and hypertension prevalence rates in some sub-Saharan African countries among the highest in the world (https://bit.ly/2ovEFEF), do you know how to keep your heart healthy? A number of health factors, including lifestyle, age and family history can…

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Nestlé announces the winners of the Sub-Saharan Africa innovation challenge

The 3 start-ups winners have been awarded a 4-month residency in the new Nestlé R&D Accelerator for Sub-Saharan Africa

Start-ups SHOPIT, EXPORTUNITY and WAKULIMA from South Africa, Benin and Tanzania respectively, emerged today the winners of the Nestlé Research and Development (R&D) Sub-Saharan innovation challenge. Selected from among a highly competitive group of 174 submissions received from 27 different countries across Africa, these start-ups projects were judged by a…

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Nestlé: more women in the workplace make business sense

In the Central and West Africa Region (CWAR), Nestlé aims to bring the Gender Balance Acceleration Plan to life through its multi-pronged initiatives

Nestlé (www.Nestle.com) has launched an ambitious Gender Balance Acceleration Plan ‘From Aspiration to Action’ (https://bit.ly/2UmlZ57) as part of its activities to highlight International Women’s Day 2019. The world’s largest food and beverage company believes that a gender balanced workforce makes business sense as it helps to boost innovation and performance,…

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International Youth Day: how Nestlé offers economic opportunities to youth in Central & West Africa

In Central and West Africa, over 500 young people have benefited from the global Nestlé Need YOUth initiative

The power of youth, their resourcefulness and ingenuity are strong contributing factors to the development of economies around the world. However, the majority of young people lack economic opportunities, which unfortunately leads to high levels of youth unemployment, underutilized talents and skills. A publication by the African Development Bank on…