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© UNICEF Laos/2014/B. Verweij. Pa’s youngest child was exclusively breastfed and is thriving.

Stories from the community in Laos feature during World Breastfeeding Week

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

In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week 2016, various activities and events were carried out in Laos to highlight the importance of adequate nutrition for women and children, especially breastfeeding, with the public and government audiences. In Lao PDR, only 40 percent of babies receive this important source...

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Asian countries define path towards unlocking public finance for nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 25 to 27 April 2016, government, civil society and development partner representatives from 18 countries across Asia came together in Bangkok to set a course for mobilising the estimated additional $7 billion needed globally, each year over the next decade - to help tackle...

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Scaling Up Nutrition In Practice, Issue 4: The Contribution of Agriculture and Social Protection to Improving Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, The Contribution of Agriculture and Social Protection to Improving Nutrition

Launch September 2015: The fourth Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice brief focuses on how agriculture, food systems and social protection schemes are contributing to scaling up nutrition in SUN Countries. Representatives from six SUN Countries share their accounts of how food, agriculture and social protection stakeholders engage in...

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