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Lesotho’s Food and Nutrition Coordination Office steps up commitment following a series of high level meetings

  |   SUN Country Network

From 30 April to 2 May 2017, SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg visited high level leaders in Lesotho to reflect on progress made and priorities for nutrition in coming months. As Lesotho heads into elections, the meetings were at an opportune moment to ensure continued...

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The Queen of Lesotho speaks during WBW2015 as she continues her role as the country’s patron for breastfeeding

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

From 1 - 7 August 2015, the World Breastfeeding Week was celebrated in Lesotho which included a launch organised by the Ministry of Health. Lesotho's Queen, Mamohato Bereng Seeiso, who is also the national patron of breastfeeding, was the guest speaker on the day. Thithidi Diaho, a nutritionist...

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Africa’s Regional Nutrition Strategy is launched by the King of Lesotho

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 13th July 2015, the event "Harnessing Innovative financing for Nutrition in Africa", set a major stage for the launching of the African Regional Nutrition Strategy by His Majesty, King Letsie III, King of Lesotho. The event was organised by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with NEPAD...

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Workshop in Kenya builds the knowledge base for effective engagement to Scale Up Nutrition

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 10th to 12th June 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat partnered with UNICEF and the SUN Business Network for a three day Scaling Up Nutrition event in Nairobi, Kenya. The first day was a workshop led by the SUN Business Network on ‘Understanding the Role of...

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NEPAD and SADC firm up actions to boost their Knowledge-Sharing and Monitoring platform

  |   SUN Country Network

On 21st April 2015, a meeting was held between the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to firm up actions needed to boost food and nutrition security in SADC countries through a regional knowledge platform. Participants discussed how the regional knowledge platform will foster a...

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SUN Countries in Africa build the investment case for nutrition through budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 21st and 22nd April 2015, participants from 7 SUN countries met in Entebbe, Uganda, to accelerate efforts in budget analysis for nutrition. This was the second in a series of four regional workshops that aim to help policy makers prioritise, plan and make informed decisions...

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Preparation is underway for regional workshops this April, on SUN country budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

As of 19th March 2015, preparation of regional workshops on accelerating SUN country tracking of nutrition-relevant budget allocations is progressing with organisation by UNICEF on behalf of the UN Network. The workshops will be closed events with participants upon invitation only. The 32 SUN countries participating in the...

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