Peiman Milani is an international development professional and ag-nutrition expert with 20 years of leadership and technical experience. He has led multidisciplinary projects in East and West Africa, South and Southeast Asia, and the Americas. He currently advises The Rockefeller Foundation on its new Food Initiative. Previously, he led a cross-sector, multi-stakeholder food system transformation initiative in Rwanda encompassing processed and unprocessed foods, demand generation, and food system governance. Prior to that, he was the director of Nutrition Innovation at PATH, where he led a 20-strong global team dedicated to addressing malnutrition across an array of disciplines including technology development and transfer, nutrition clinical and implementation research, commercialization, safety net distribution, and communications and advocacy. Through his leadership, fortified rice became PATH’s first consumer product to break the 3-million consumer mark, was introduced in Myanmar, and gained scale-up momentum in India. His work has resulted in publications in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Frontiers in Microbiology, the Journal of Food Products Marketing, Maternal & Child Nutrition, and the Food and Nutrition Bulletin.
May 25 2023
Defining the Path to Zero Hunger in an Equitable WorldMore
May 23 2023
The Rockefeller Foundation Supports José Andrés and the George Washington University’s Groundbreaking New Institute for Delivering Food System SolutionsMore
May 04 2023
The Rockefeller Foundation Commits $2.8 Million To Support the Global FoodBanking Network Amid Ongoing Food CrisisMore