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Madagascar celebrates National Nutrition Day focusing on the prevention of chronic malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 23 and 24 June 2017, in Fianarantsoa, ​​Madagascar, National Nutrition Day was celebrated on the theme: "Investing in the prevention of chronic malnutrition, guaranteeing human capital for economic and sustainable social development". Programs to combat malnutrition are no longer seen as ad hoc responses to those in...

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La visita a Madagascar de la Coordinadora del Movimiento SUN alerta sobre la desnutrición en todo el país

  |   SUN Country Network

From 7-8 May 2017, the SUN Movement Coordinator along with a delegation from the SUN Movement Secretariat visited Madagascar to reflect on progress made and the road ahead in the fight against malnutrition. Madagascar has one of the highest rates of childhood stunting in the...

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SPRING/Senegal Partners with Six Local Radio Stations to Promote Nutrition, Hygiene, and Gender Best Practices

  |   SUN in Practice, SUN Country Network

Due to the relatively short, two-year duration of the program, SPRING’s work in Senegal relies on key partnerships with local producer organizations and media outlets to extend the reach of nutrition messages. Community radio programs, which are widely patronized in the three regions where SPRING...

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Latin American and Caribbean SUN Civil Society Alliances meet to discuss 2016 achievements and future perspectives

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 16 February 2017, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) SUN Civil Society Alliances from Guatemala, Peru, El Salvador (with the Colombian civil society representative as observer) held a webinar on their 2016 achievements, and future perspectives. The objective of the call was to share...

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Cash transfers, behavior change, and resilience in Niger’s Adaptive Social Safety Nets Program

  |   SUN in Practice, SUN Country Network

In 2016, the project added components to promote an adaptive social protection system in Niger. These include mechanisms to make social protection interventions more responsive to shocks and allow poor and vulnerable households to build their resilience. The goal of this newer program is to...

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New guidebook supports integrated approaches to undernutrition with WASH activities

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

In January 2017, Action Contre la Faim (ACF) launched a new guidebook to support multi-sectoral solutions to undernutrition through improved integrated approaches with the water, sanitation and hygiene sector (WASH). It is an operational guidebook which demonstrates the importance of both supplementing nutrition programmes with...

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