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Burkina Faso approves its Multisectoral Strategic Nutrition Plan 2016-2020, with the backing of all key sectors and stakeholders

  |   SUN Country Network

A validation workshop for the Multisectoral Strategic Nutrition Plan (PSMN) 2016-2020, led by the Secretary General of the Ministry of Health, took place in Burkina Faso on 10-11 May 2017. The workshop was attended by around 60 delegates from key sectors (health, food security, social protection,...

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UN Network for SUN bands together in Burkina Faso to formulate a UN Nutrition Agenda in pursuit of nutrition gains

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Following months of strategic inter-agency work undertaken through a participative process by the members of the UN Network for SUN, the Heads of Agencies endorsed the Joint UN Nutrition Agenda for Burkina Faso, 2016–2020 (Agenda commun des Nations Unies pour la nutrition au Burkina Faso...

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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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West African civil society make a collective call for nutrition action from Senegal workshop

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

From 28 February 2017, civil society nutrition champions from 12 SUN Countries came together for a four-day workshop in Dakar, Senegal, to strengthen advocacy capacities for scaling up nutrition. The SUN Civil Society Network Workshop was organized by Action Against Hunger and its partners -...

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The seventh issue of Nutrition Exchange is now available

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

Launched in January 2017, this seventh issue of Nutrition Exchange introduces an exciting new phase in the publication’s development where ENN will now be publishing NEX twice a year and will bring together experiences and learning from SUN Countries as well as other content. It...

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Zero Hunger and good health go hand in hand. Let’s be #HealthyNotHungry!

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

During the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the World Food Programme launched the Healthy Not Hungry campaign which aims to accelerate progress to Goal 2 — Zero Hunger, and Goal 3 — Good Health and Well-Being. The Healthy Not Hungry campaign is a joint initiative of the...

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