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The SUN Movement Global Gathering 2017 sent a message from Abidjan…

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

For the first time the SUN Movement Global Gathering (SUNGG17) took place in a SUN Country, Côte d’Ivoire, and for the first time in Africa. Over the course of three days, more than 1000 participants from 70 countries, reviewed progress in tackling malnutrition and shared...

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Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) – the 2017 Global Gathering: Inspiration, Connection, Progress and Love

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Blog by Lawrence Haddad, GAIN’s Executive Director and Member of the SUN Movement Executive Committee Read the original article published on the GAIN Website: www.gainhealth.org/knowledge-centre/scaling-nutrition-sun-2017-global-gathering-inspiration-connection-progress-love I just returned from the 2017 SUN Global Gathering (GG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. This three day meeting brought together teams from all of the 60 SUN...

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Pakistani journalists scale up nutrition reporting skills

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

As of August 2017, over one hundred journalists have participated in workshops aimed at building their capacity to report on nutrition across the nation. The workshops, entitled "Eliminating Hidden Hunger", have been organised by Mishal, a Pakistani strategic communications organisation, with funding from the Australian government. The...

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Nigerian businesses come together to learn about nutrition communication and social media marketing

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

On 8 June 2017, the SUN Business Network in Nigeria held a 1-day workshop on “Nutrition Communication and Social Media Marketing" to build the capacity of Network members to deliver good nutrition messages and grow their businesses. The workshop comes at a time where the...

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The SUN Business Network in Nigeria celebrates their first anniversary with supporters in Lagos

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On 4 July 2017, the SUN Business Network (SBN) in Nigeria celebrated their one year anniversary with a grand event in Lagos where they presented their 3-5 year Strategic Business Plan in partnership with Accenture Development. The one-year anniversary titled, "Nutrition: Everyone's Business", brought together...

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Businesses join the fight against malnutrition with the “Anjaramasoandro” network in Madagascar

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On 25 April 2017, a new platform to engage the private sector on nutrition was launched in Madagascar. The new platform titled, "Anjaramasoandro", brought together 10 founding member companies to the National Nutrition Office in Anosy. The establishment of the platform demonstrates the commitment of...

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Nutrition at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Donor Network

From 17-20 January 2017, around 3,000 global leaders gathered in Davos, Switzerland, for the 47th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum to tackle issues threatening the world today. Davos revolves around the idea that the only way to address big challenges is to talk to...

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Malawi’s Minister of Health supports a local business to launch a new complementary food product

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

On 18 November 2016, VALID Nutition, a member of the SUN Business Network, launched a new Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF) in Lilongwe, Malawi. The product was formally launched by Dr. Peter Kumpalume, MP and Minister for Health, Malawi. The RUCF, also known as Small...

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