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2017 GLAAS report identifies that water, sanitation and hygiene funding is insufficient to meet national targets in 80% of countries

  |   SUN Donor Network

On 12 April 2017, a new report was published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on behalf of UN-Water – the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater-related issues, including sanitation. According to the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)...

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The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program announces $160 million in grants to seven countries

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 30 March 2017, the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) announced that seven countries will receive grants totaling $160 million. The new grants – to Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Haiti, Myanmar, Nepal, Rwanda, and Tanzania – will help each country increase food security, raise...

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School meals celebrated as an investment in Africa’s future

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network, SUN Donor Network

Every day, 370 million children around the world receive food at school provided by their governments. Governments invest in school meals because they are a powerful tool in efforts to end malnutrition, helping to ensure every child has access to education, health and nutrition. This...

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WebEx on tracking nutrition-specific investments features an example from Ethiopia

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 27 January 2017, the SUN Movement Secretariat, SPRING, Results for Development and MQSUN held a webinar as part of a technical consultation series on nutrition financial analysis. The webinar focused on "Investing in Nutrition-Specific Interventions" and participants included representatives from donor institutions, international civil...

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Nutrition at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN Business 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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