Ramani Wijesinha-Bettoni


Ramani Wijesinha-Bettoni
Main position/role:
Nutrition Officer; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Ramani Wijesinha-Bettoni is a Nutrition Officer in FAO, Rome. She is originally from Sri Lanka. She has a Chemistry degree from Imperial College, London and PhD on proteins from Oxford University. Since joining FAO in 2009, she has worked on various areas including food composition, protein protein-quality evaluation and complementary feeding for infants and young children. She has worked on the FAO ENACT project in capacity building for nutrition education since 2012, including on ToT activities in Africa and Asia Asia. Her current work involves providing technical assistance to countries in Africa and Asia for developing and implementing food food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs). She is also part of the FAO team currently updating the methodology to develop FBD Gs, taking a food food-systems approach and considering all aspects of sustainability.
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