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Oct 6, 2014

IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to Unveil Groundbreaking Nutrition Project

On eve of World Food Day, IDB-PepsiCo Foundation will Launch Program in Four Countries

Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will host a media breakfast on Wednesday, October 15th in Washington, D.C. to announce a major partnership on a ground-breaking nutrition project in four countries: Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru.

The announcement will take place on the eve of World Food Day, an annual platform for people across the globe to reinforce their commitment to ending hunger and malnutrition.

The event will also be attended by health officials from Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru, countries where the project will be implemented, as well as representatives from other partners such as the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Nutriset.

The IDB and PepsiCo first partnered in 2008 to make global gains in water and sanitation; sustainable agriculture, nutrition and food security, recycling; youth development; and disaster relief. Partnership projects have benefited communities in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru. In total, PepsiCo as contributed nearly $15 million to the IDB to date.

Members of the media can register for the event by sending an email to Evelyn Casanova: ecasanova@iadb.org

WHAT: IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi Unveil Innovative Nutrition Project

WHEN: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
8:00-8.30am registration
8:30-9:30am media breakfast

WHERE: IDB Enrique V. Iglesias Auditorium
Room CR2
1330 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20577

WHO:
Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the IDB
Indra Nooyi, CEO of PepsiCo

For more information contact Angela Funez, angelaf@iadb.org.

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