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Mexico tackles malnutrition with the PROSPERA social protection program

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

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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Panorama report on food and nutrition a wake up call for governments in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 January 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched the Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean report....

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Improving Nutrition and Health for Pregnant and Lactating Women

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

Nutrition for women in pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and over the first two years of the child’s life is of utmost importance for the survival, health and development of mothers and their children. This research brief on nutrition and health integration across the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child,...

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FAO Cambodia Case Study: The Impact of Gender Policy Processes on the Right to Food

  |   SUN in Practice, SUN UN Network

In April 2016, the Food and Agriculture Organization launched the results of a case study titled "The Impact of Gender Policy Processes on the Right to Food". The purpose of this study was to identify potential gender-related entry points for the development of activities on the...

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New Save the Children report highlights unequal progress in tackling malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Launched in June 2016, a new report by Save the Children has revealed the results of new research into what makes some children more vulnerable to malnutrition than others. The report, Unequal Portions: ending malnutrition for every child, is part of a new campaign, Every Last Child, aiming...

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UNICEF’s 2016 State of the World’s Children Report calls for a fair chance for every child

  |   SUN UN Network

On 28 June 2016, UNICEF launched their annual flagship report The State of the World's Children which paints a stark picture of what is in store for the world’s poorest children if governments, donors, businesses and international organizations do not accelerate efforts to address their needs. The 2016 State...

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Household’s Experience to Tackle Malnutrition – East Gojam Experience, Ethiopia

  |   Blogs, SUN Civil Society Network

Ethiopia Civil Society Coalition for Scaling up Nutrition (ECSC-SUN) Bayush Beyen lives in Qerer kebele, a rural kebele in Machakel woreda of the Amhara Regional State. She has seven children with the last one only three months old. She remembers that during her previous pregnancies, she...

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