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Aung San Suu Kyi launches campaign to tackle malnutrition in Myanmar

  |   SUN Country Network

On 25 January 2017, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi chaired the first ever National Coordination Meeting on Nutrition in Pakokku, Magway Region of Myanmar. The meeting brought together five government ministers (Health and Sports, Social Welfare, Education, Religious Affairs, and Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation), six donor countries,...

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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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Compendium of case studies: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In 2016, following the 2015 Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs in Moscow, Russia, the document Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition: Compendium of Case Studies, was shared on the SecureNutrition website. The compendium serves as a mile marker on progress to improve...

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San San Myint of Myanmar – 2016 Transform Nutrition Champion

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

Throughout her career working on health programmes in several countries in Africa and Asia, SanSan Myint, a medical doctor by training and currently the head of the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund in Myanmar, became increasingly aware of the nutrition issues faced by the population...

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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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