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African leaders commit to overcome malnutrition, elevate nutrition as driver for economic growth

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 29 January 2018, African leaders made a landmark commitment to remove nutrition-related barriers that prevent children and societies from realising their full potential. The leaders made the commitments at the launch of African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) − an initiative championed by the African...

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Improving diets in an era of food market transformation: Challenges & opportunities for engagement between public & private sectors

  |   SUN in Practice

The policy brief, by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), suggests ways in which governments can persuade food industry partners to provide consumers with better access to healthier diets....

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The Malnourished middle, a report by Results UK

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Every third person in the world is malnourished. Alarmingly, around eight out of ten malnourished children reside in middle-income countries (MICs) with lower middle-income countries (LMICs) shouldering the biggest share of this burden. This ‘silent emergency’ is dictating the survival and potential of these populations,...

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Guidance Note on Integration of Nutrition in the UN Development Assistance Framework

  |   SUN UN Network

On 11 December 2017, the United Nations System Standing Committen on Nutrition (UNSCN) launched the "Guidance Note on Integration of Nutrition in The United Nations Development Assistance Framework". The purpose of this Guidance Note is to assist United Nation Country Teams (UNCTs) with the integration...

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Why a Child’s First 1,000 Days Is The Smallest Big Thing For Human Rights

  |   Blogs

This blog was originally published by the Huffington Post. Access the original article. For us in the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, Human Rights Day, auspiciously marked at the end of each calendar year, offers a perfect opportunity to reflect on where we stand with making sure that...

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