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2021 World Food Prize Laureate: The power of small fish to nourish women and children

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

*First published by U.S. Agency for International Development: Stories of USAID’s Work from Around the World on 25 October 2021, authored by Mr Shawn Baker, USAID Chief Nutritionist and former SUN Movement Executive Committee Chair This May, Dr Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, of Denmark and Trinidad and...

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Kenya: NICHE programme benefits vulnerable children, and mothers

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

© UNICEF/UNI377887/Bongyereirwe *Originally published by Kenya News Agency on 5 October 2021, written by Anthony Melly There is relief for vulnerable children under the age of two years, and pregnant and lactating mothers in West Pokot and North Pokot sub-counties after the Kenyan government launched a programme...

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Improving awareness and understanding of the current nutrition financing through a community of practice

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The SUN Movement is entering a new phase and the Nutrition Financing Community of Practice (CoP) is well positioned to keep improving awareness and understanding of the current nutrition financing and how SUN countries can improve access to innovative financing mechanisms and better track resources. Building...

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Baby Friendly Community Initiative: promoting optimal maternal, infant and young child nutrition in The Gambia

  |   SUN Country Network

The Baby Friendly Community Initiative (BFCI) programme is a comprehensive nutrition and health education package developed by the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) to improve the health and nutritional status of communities. The concept of the BFCI is based on the UNICEF/WHO global strategic initiative of the...

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How broader nutrition-based coordination tackles cultural taboos and empowers women in Sri Lanka

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

* Originally published by the UN Network for SUN From December 2018 to March 2020, the World Food Program (WFP), part of the UN [nutrition] Network (UNN) in Sri Lanka, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), joined forces to launch the Community Health Advanced through...

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A record-breaking 58 countries complete the 2019 Joint-Assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Between April and September 2019, a record-breaking 58 SUN Movement member countries – or 95 per cent –  have completed their Joint-Assessment, the highest number in the Movement’s lifespan. In addition, Honduras, as the Movement’s newest member country, has undertaken a baseline study to ascertain...

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SUN Business Nutrition Champion and SUN Pitch Competition winner receives business training

  |   SUN Business Network

Originally published by the SUN Business Network Ope Olanrewaju, founder of Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics, was crowned the SUN Business Network (SBN) Nutrition Champion and winner of the first ever Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Pitch Competition in October 2018, at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum The competition showcased investment opportunities...

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