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UN officials call for urgent action to avert famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and north-east Nigeria

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On 10 March 2017, following country visits, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien urged the international community for comprehensive action to save people facing or at risk of famine. In his address to the Security Council the top United Nations official warned, without collective and...

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School meals celebrated as an investment in Africa’s future

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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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Former President launches a Strategic Review to end hunger in Ghana by 2030

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On 24 January 2017, former President John Agyekum Kufuor launched the Ghana "Zero Hunger" Strategic Review process. The review, which is led by Kufour, seeks to contribute to the Government’s effort to accelerate the work towards eliminating hunger and food insecurity by 2030,...

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Panorama report on food and nutrition a wake up call for governments in Latin America and the Caribbean

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On 19 January 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched the Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean report....

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Interventions in early childhood work. 2-year old Abner’s parents, grandparents and aunt – participate in the Roving Caregivers Programme (RCP), which brings services to vulnerable families in the region. © UNICEF/LeMoyne

The #EarlyMomentsMatter – Children need adequate nutrition, stimulation, love and protection

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On 10 January 2017, UNICEF launched the new #EarlyMomentsMatter campaign with support from the LEGO Foundation to drive increased awareness about the importance of the first 1,000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences on the developing brain....

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