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UNICEF and WHO launch a new Global Breastfeeding Collective!

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN UN Network

On 1 August 2017, to mark the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week 2017, the World Health Organization and UNICEF launched the Global Breastfeeding Collective along with two new reports. The Collective is a partnership of non-governmental organisations, academic institutions and donors that aim to accelerate...

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Accelerating Progress to End the Inappropriate Promotion of Foods for Infants and Young Children – By HKI’s ARCH Project

  |   Blogs, SUN Civil Society Network

It’s been one year since the World Health Assembly (WHA) adopted Resolution 69.9—a call for countries to implement the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Guidance on Ending the Inappropriate Promotion of Foods for Infants and Young Children to further protect breastfeeding, prevent obesity and chronic disease,...

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New SDG toolkit and scorecard equips civil society with tools needed to advocate for better nutrition policy

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Civil society and advocates for nutrition security play an important role in encouraging the best policies that will achieve the best impact on nutritional outcomes. This tool provides a general overview of what the SDGs are and why they are important for nutrition. The new...

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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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