Intense civil society workshop maps nutrition action in Liberia
On 8 August 2017, the SUN Civil Society Alliance in Liberia (SUNCSAL) held a national workshop to tackle the problem of malnutrition across the country. More than 35 Civil Society Organizations were represented by both local and international representatives attended the workshop along with individuals from relevant ministries, agencies and institutions.
The Liberia National Nutrition and Mortality Survey 2016 report, ranks Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) at 3.9 percent, Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) at 1.3 percent; Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) at 2.6 percent and Chronic malnutrition at 32.1 percent. These figures were shared by Augustine Musah, Secretary General of the Aid and Development Program (ADP). Reflecting on this, he shared that with an enabling environment, Scaling Up Nutrition partners can interact, share progress, learn and be inspired to achieve more.Chairman of SUNCSAL, Mr. Dismas Cupson, highlighted
Chairman of SUNCSAL, Mr. Dismas Cupson, highlighted SUNCSAL’s commitment to the Global Nutrition for Growth compact across national sectoral policies, strategies and programs that relate to the overall 2030 Liberia Agenda for Transformation (AfT).
Related links to Civil Society in Liberia
- The New Dawn Liberia: SUNCSAL end nutritional data workshop
- SUN Movement article: SUN Civil Society Alliance in Liberia renews efforts and elects a steering committee