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WFP / Liz Loh Taylor

Consultation in Punjab Province stresses need for multi-sectoral action

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 5 August 2016, a provincial consultation on the implementation of the Punjab multi-sectoral nutrition strategy was held. Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance Pakistan (SUNCSA,Pak) organised the event in collaboration with the Provincial SUN Unit and Micronutrient Initiative Pakistan. Despite its significant contribution to Pakistan’s annual...

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Child malnutrition costs Ghana more than $2 billion annually. Photo: WFP/Nyani Quarmyne

Ghana has been losing 6.4 percent of its GDP due to child undernutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 2 August 2016, the new report titled, "The Cost of Hunger in Africa: the Social and Economic Impact of Child Undernutrition on Ghana’s Long-Term Development (COHA)" was launched in Ghana under the auspices of the National Development Planning Commission. According to the report, the economy of Ghana...

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Students at an UN-backed development project site that supports vulnerable populations in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten

Visit to United Nations Project Site Ð Conseil de dŽveloppement dÕAndohatapenaka, Conseil de DŽveloppement dÕAndohatapenaka

International Youth Day 2016: The Road to 2030

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 12 August 2016, International Youth Day was commemorated around the world under the theme, “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”. The theme brought attention to the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development...

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Working together for better nutrition for every child in Tajikistan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 27 July 2016, government and development partners held the first national nutrition forum in Tajikistan titled, "Nutrition is key for Sustainable Development". The two day event saw a renewal of commitments to eradicate malnutrition among children in Tajikistan through a multi-sectoral approach. The event brough...

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New report analyses comprehensive nutrition and WASH approaches to end malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 4 August 2016, WaterAid and SHARE launched the report ‘The missing ingredients’ to highlight the degree to which national nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plans and policies are coordinated and integrated to end malnutrition. Evidence shows that scaling up interventions that tackle the immediate causes of...

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World Breastfeeding Week – ‘Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development’

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

  From 1st to 7th August every year, World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) coordinates World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. WBW is celebrated in over 176 countries. Breastfeeding is a critical first step on a child’s...

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