Entries by Meriem

Launch of the MERIEM project in Mali

Bamako, 22 May 2019. Under the coordination of the SUN Movement, the representative of the General Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs today announced the launch of the MERIEM project (“Mobilising Sahelian businesses for large-scale innovative responses to fight malnutrition”), implemented by GRET and Hystra. Thanks to the support of their financial […]

Working with the private sector to prevent malnutrition in Niger

After Burkina Faso in October, the Meriem project was officially launched in Niger on 14 February last. This launch marks the beginning of a new phase in the implementation of the project, which aims to put innovative marketing solutions in place to  prevent malnutrition in the Sahel. The event took place at the Congress Centre […]

Exploring women’s and young children’s eating practices

Between September and November 2018, Iram, a MERIEM project partner, conducted a qualitative study in Ouagadougou, Niamey and Bamako to explore eating practices among women of childbearing age and children aged between 6 and 24 months. Multi-faceted malnutrition The study highlights the multi-faceted nature of malnutrition in cities in the Sahel. Undernutrition leads to delayed […]

Marketing solutions to prevent malnutrition in the Sahel

On 17 October, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, GRET and the Hystra consultancy firm launched a three-year project aiming to demonstrate how, and under which conditions, marketing solutions can contribute to sustainably preventing all forms of malnutrition in large cities in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. The Meriem project (Mobilising Sahelian businesses for innovative, large-scale responses […]