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2017 GLAAS report identifies that water, sanitation and hygiene funding is insufficient to meet national targets in 80% of countries

  |   SUN Donor Network

On 12 April 2017, a new report was published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on behalf of UN-Water – the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater-related issues, including sanitation. According to the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)...

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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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Businesses join the fight against malnutrition with the “Anjaramasoandro” network in Madagascar

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

On 25 April 2017, a new platform to engage the private sector on nutrition was launched in Madagascar. The new platform titled, "Anjaramasoandro", brought together 10 founding member companies to the National Nutrition Office in Anosy. The establishment of the platform demonstrates the commitment of...

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President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirms commitment to Zero Hunger in Liberia

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 April 2017, during a visit from the World Food Programme Regional Director for Central and West Africa Abdou Dieng President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf reaffirmed support for the ongoing government-led zero hunger strategic review exercise and the school feeding (also known as home-grown school feeding)...

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