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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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Child malnutrition costs Ghana more than $2 billion annually. Photo: WFP/Nyani Quarmyne

Ghana has been losing 6.4 percent of its GDP due to child undernutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 2 August 2016, the new report titled, "The Cost of Hunger in Africa: the Social and Economic Impact of Child Undernutrition on Ghana’s Long-Term Development (COHA)" was launched in Ghana under the auspices of the National Development Planning Commission. According to the report, the economy of Ghana...

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Workshop on strengthening capacity to mainstream nutrition in agriculture plans held in Ghana

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From 14 to 15 March 2016, the African Union Commission, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency* and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), organised a workshop focused on strengthening capacity to mainstream nutrition in national agriculture and food security investment plans...

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Boosting nutrition boosts the economy says African Development Bank President at a High-Level Roundtable in Ghana

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On 18 November 2015, African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina, joined a “High-Level Roundtable on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition” to share the AfDB’s perspective on agriculture and nutrition. In delivering the keynote address, he shared the ways in which malnutrition can be...

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Round table held in Ghana to engage parliamentarians on anemia and malnutrition

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On 8 September 2015, the Ghana Parliamentary Caucus against Hunger and Malnutrition joined civil society for a round table to discuss how progress can be made towards achieving a hunger-free and well-nourished society. The caucus is a voluntary group of parliamentarians composed from both majority...

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United Nations Foundation webinar shares stories from the private sector about breastfeeding support

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN UN Network

On 6 August 2015, as part of World Breastfeeding Week, the Untied Nations Foundation hosted a webinar in collaboration with experts from the private sector and the global development community, focused on Supporting Innovations that Enable Working Women to Breastfeed. Speakers from Royal Philips, MDG Health Alliance,...

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