Event information

Wednesday 31 Jan 2024  SUN Business Network×NJPPP Webinar (Zoom Webinar)

 On May 23, 2023, NJPPP entered into a strategic partnership with the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network. This webinar is the first joint event since the signing.

Webinar objectives

1) To share information on the activities of national SBNs in Asia, so that participants from NJPPP members and Japanese companies gain better understanding of the needs of national SBNs and their members for promoting nutrition improvement.
2) To introduce NJPPP’s mandate and their nutrition improvement projects, and thereby provide an opportunity for participants from national SBNs to learn expertise of Japanese companies in pertinent areas and to explore potential collaboration opportunities.
3) To promote networking opportunities between both private sector networks by enhancing mutual understanding of priorities and areas of work of respective networks.

Webinar Outline

Date & Time
Wednesday 31 Jan 2024
8.00 am – 9.30 am (CET) / 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm (JPT)
Event site
Online only(Zoom Webinar)

SUN Business Network (SBN) & Nutrition Japan Public Private Platform (NJPPP) Webinar
“Engaging Private Sector to Improve Nutrition”

Language: English and Japanese with simultaneous interpretation

1.Opening remarks
         Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery of Japan
         WFP Japan Relations Office

2.Overview of NJPPP Activities 
            Dr. Ryuji Yamaguchi, Executive Officer, Nutrition Japan Public Private Platform    

3.Overview of SUN Business Network (SBN) 
       Ms Ritta Shine, Global Co-Coordinator, SUN Business Network

4.Presentations   “Engaging Private Sector to Improve Nutrition”
    ① Insights from SBN
           Mr Usman Ali, Coordinator, SBN Pakistan

      ②Insights from NJPPP member
        (1)  “Improving nutrition literacy through nutrition education apps ”
            Mr. Yasuaki Matsumoto, Fujitsu Limited

        (2) “Introduction of Educational QOL Health Check Program”
            Prof Shigeyuki Nakaji, Department of Social Medicine, Hirosaki University 

5.Thematic Panel discussion
        – Consumer awareness & Workplace Nutrition and Health

    ・Ms Chathurani Kulatunge,
          Senior Manager (Wellness, Diversity & Inclusion), Hemas Holdings (SBN Sri Lanka member)
    ・Mr Yasuaki Matsumoto,
          FUJITSU LIMITED. SERVICE DIV. Entertainment Dept.
    ・Professor Shigeyuki Nakaji,
          Department of Social Medicine, Hirosaki University, Graduate School of Medicine

    Facilitated by Ms Debjani Samantaray, Nutrition Connect, GAIN

6.Q&A(Zoom Q&A function)

7.Closing remarks

※Titles and lecturers are subject to change without notice.

Please click here to see the invitation from SUN Business network and NJPPP

Participation Guidelines

the number to be
About 400 people (Applications will be closed as soon as the number of participants reaches the limit.)
Person Subject to
Those who are interested in the business of nutrition improvement in developing and emerging countries, etc.
Participation fee
Japan Food Industry Association , SUN Business Network
Click here to join the session. [Register here to Webinar]
Japan Food Industry Association NJPPP 
E-mail: njppp@shokusan.or.jp