A worthy course by The Matic Foundation, owned by Ghanaian musician and radio personality, Trigmatic and Food For All Ghana Campaign aimed at reducing food wastage and hunger in West Africa has been singled out as one of the 100 Best Global practices in 2014 at the Dubai International Award for Best Practices.
Speaking to executives of the the foundation, they explained the award reiterates the foundation’s quest to build food banks across West Africa to create sustainable means of nutrition for the less and vulnerable in society.
The however dedicated the award to all the stakeholders who helped in making the dream a reality.
“We dedicate this award to all our stakeholders including Finatrade foundation, Trigmatic, Airtel Touching lives, Nestle Ghana Professionals, Ghana market women association and many others who have been donating their excess to our food bank. “
They also asked for more hands and support as the foundation moves on with its upcoming project.
“We would love to ask everyone join us to create a food waste free West Africa and feed the less privileged this October at the West Africa food for all conference and Guinness world record for the longest charity dinner table on UN World food day.”
The Dubai International Award for Best Practices plays a crucial role in the identification and dissemination of Best Practices from around the world. In the 10 cycle, 2014, the DIABP received around 315 submissions. These submissions were evaluated by the Technical Advisory committee, which singled out Food for All Ghana’s initiative as a “Best Practice.”
The DIABP and its network of international partners produces casebooks, engage and transfers of best practice knowledge and expertise, and often invite best practices to be showcased in conferences, seminars and training workshops.