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Inspiring African women to aim high: Nestlé appoints first female factory Manager in Central and West Africa

She is the first-ever female factory manager in Nestlé Central and West Africa

Across Africa, most schools have closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several international organizations have warned that school closures will hit girls hardest (https://bit.ly/2FoZ1bB) during this time. While many girls will eventually continue with their education once schools reopen, others will never return to school. Educating girls has a positive…

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Nestlé Central and West Africa Region appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Alarcon has a robust and in-depth understanding of Central and West Africa

Nestlé (www.Nestle.com) has appointed Mauricio Alarcon as new Chief Executive Officer of Nestlé Central and West Africa Ltd, effective September 1, 2020. Mr. Alarcon has a robust and in-depth understanding of Central and West Africa. In 2014, he became Managing Director of Nestlé Côte d’Ivoire where he drove business growth…

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MAGGI brings a fresh twist to popular African meals with a new website and dishes up more Yelo Pèppè drama

The brand’s latest launches are just a few of the innovative ways MAGGI is meeting its consumers’ digital and nutritional appetites

Nestlé (www.Nestle.com) brand MAGGI has launched a first-of-its-kind website in Central and West Africa, offering fresh new twists to well-known African dishes. It is also serving up a second season of Yelo Pèppè – its popular online nutrition education drama series –  on YouTube (https://bit.ly/3dGIGuN) from June 8, 2020. The…

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Nestlé provides over USD 3.4 million for COVID-19 relief in Central and West Africa

Nestlé is also contributing masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep frontline health workers safe

Nestlé (https://www.Nestle.com/) is supporting more than 850,000 vulnerable people in Central and West Africa as part of a USD 3.4 million effort to help countries in the region fight COVID-19. At a time when hunger is a growing concern (https://bit.ly/2VVUqD5) the company is donating nutritious food and beverages to 170,000 families, corresponding…

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Nestlé partners with IDH’s Grown Sustainably in Africa programme to boost local sourcing in Central and West Africa

The three-year partnership aims to support 25,000 farmers and 50 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Nestlé (www.Nestle.com) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative (www.IDHSustainableTrade.com), as part of the Grown Sustainably in Africa (GSA) programme. The three-year partnership aims to support 25,000 farmers and 50 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), as well as open-up new markets for them in Cote d’Ivoire,…

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International Women’s Day: What will it take to achieve gender equality?

By Rémy Ejel, CEO of Nestlé Central and West Africa (CWA) Ltd

By Rémy Ejel, CEO of Nestlé Central and West Africa (CWA) Ltd. “There should be equality for all – men and women – at all levels, and all ages” was the compelling call from Anna, one of our young female talents at Nestlé CWA Ltd (https://www.Nestle.com/), about gender equality. During…

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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…