Project Stakeholders

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT) Responsible for steering the implementation of the project. JKUAT will be responsible for conducting research, designing new food fortification technologies, training millers, strengthening governance and creating public and industry awareness on food fortification.
Ministry of Health (MOH) Responsible for setting governance and legal framework for fortification programme in Kenya.
Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBs) Responsible for developing and enforcing of food quality and fortification standards.
Small, medium and large scale millers Small and medium scale maize millers are key as they serve the poor and vulnerable groups particularly in rural areas and urban slums.

Large scale millers have a wide coverage; therefore, their products reach a high population.

Premix Suppliers Premix suppliers supply the fortificants to maize millers
NGOs This includes NGOs like GAIN, TechnoServe, Nutrition International (NI), Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN), among others who are already involved in the national fortification alliance.
Consumer Organizations These are organizations that take care of interests of the consumers and have systems in place for creating awareness and promotion of fortified foods.
Women, Girls and Children This is the target beneficiary. Poor households in Kenya are the most vulnerable to malnutrition (under nutrition and micronutrient deficiencies) especially among women, girls and children.