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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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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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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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Three SNV videos shortlisted for the 2017 Social Impact Media Awards

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Civil Society Network

In January 2017, 3 videos commissioned by SNV* were shortlisted for the 2017 Social Impact Media Awards (SIMA) which champion the creative works of visual storytelling that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation. The videos produced by BrandOutLoud were shortlisted from a selection of videos...

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Mexico tackles malnutrition with the PROSPERA social protection program

  |   SUN in Practice, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Despite important progress in poverty reduction, significant segments of the Mexican population still face food insecurity and nutrition challenges. The Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL) documents that in 2012, as many as 27.4 million people (23.3 percent of the total population) reported some deprivation related...

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Learning Route Rwanda 2016 – SUN CSN Call to Action

  |   Engaging Multiple Stakeholders, SUN Civil Society Network, Blogs

 Monday 1st November 2016, Serena Hotel - The first Learning Route for Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliances in Africa was launched at Serena Hotel in Kigali. Hosted by SUN Alliance Rwanda with support from SUN Civil Society Network and PROCASUR Corporation, the event which...

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