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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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The first international Learning Route exchange among Civil Society Alliances is held in Rwanda

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

From 30 October to 5 November 2016, Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Alliance Rwanda in collaboration with SUN Civil Society Network and PROCASUR Corporation today launch the first international Learning Route exchange program among Civil Society Alliances in Rwanda. ...

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Quarterly Update: UN Network for SUN Q3 2016

  |   SUN UN Network

This Quarterly Update shares the progress made by the UN Network for SUN from July to September 2016 in accelerating the scale-up of efforts to improve nutrition. UN Network for SUN documents, communications & materials The UN Network for SUN Strategy (2016-2020) has been finalized and...

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Compact2025 begins roundtables in Bangladesh, Malawi, Rwanda and Ethiopia to address hunger and malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 26 May 2016, the final of four roundtable discussions on Compact2025 took place in Malawi with State Vice President Dr Saulosi Klaus Chilima emphasising the need for Malawi to fight hunger and under nutrition. He stated that if it is not addressed, national and...

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Rwanda’s Maternal and Child Health Week delivers preventative measures to ensure good health, growth and survival

  |   SUN Country Network

From 26 to 29 April 2016, Rwanda's Ministry of Health, in partnership with the Office of the First Lady, and through Imbuto Foundation, held a 'Maternal and Child Health Week'. An official opening ceremony was held in Kageyo sector, Gicumbi District to launch the campaign which was focused on sustaining maternal health...

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Civil Society Organizations Unite To Scale Up Nutrition in Rwanda

  |   Blogs, SUN Civil Society Network

Cecile Teteli On March 25 2015 – Catholic Relief Services-Rwanda (CRS-Rwanda), together with partners, facilitated the establishment of the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUN CSA) in Rwanda. Fifty-nine civil society organizations (CSOs) working in nutrition participated as founding members of the Alliance, supported by...

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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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World Leaders recognised for their steps towards Gender Equality

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 18th June 2015, eight world leaders were recognised for the steps they have taken towards improving gender equality. Three of the leaders were from SUN Countries Indonesia, Malawi and Rwanda. In Indonesia, President Joko Widodo promotes the increase of women in senior leadership positions and women representation in...

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