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“There is a strong interest to set up a functional Multi-Sectoral Platform in Lesotho to fight against malnutrition”

  |   SUN Country Network

Interview of Mr Tiisetso Elias SUN Focal Point in Lesotho Can you tell us a bit about the nutrition situation in Lesotho? What are the key underlying causes? Tiisetso Elias: Lesotho is facing a problem of malnutrition that is often referred to as ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition. The...

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Looking beyond hunger: thoughts on SOFI 2019 – by Gerda Verburg and Elwyn Grainger-Jones

  |   SUN UN Network

Blog written by Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary-General and SUN Movement Coordinator, and Elwyn Grainger-Jones, Executive Director, CGIAR System Organization. Originally published by the SDG2 Advocacy Hub This week, State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 charted just how off track we are to end hunger and meet global nutrition...

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Technical Focal Point in Afghanistan: “SUN is an added value to achieve the Humanitarian Development Nexus”

  |   SUN Country Network

Dr. Shams – coordinating the technical secretariat for Afghanistan Food Security and Nutrition Agenda and technical Focal Point for the SUN Movement In your role, how do you contribute to bridging the Humanitarian Development gap? The starting point, for bridging the Humanitarian Development gap is the policy development...

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Reducing stunting through multisectoral efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

All Hands on Deck Reducing Stunting through Multisectoral Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa A copublication of the Agence française de développement and the World Bank The report book lays the groundwork for more effective multisectoral action on reducing stunting by analyzing and generating empirical evidence useful for informing the...

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Inspiring the shift from nutrition policy to implementation – NiPN study in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Inspiring the shift from nutrition policy to implementation: how existing data can support nutrition decision-making in Guatemala This new study analyses Guatemala’s progress in implementing multisectoral stunting reduction strategies, specifically the National Strategy for the Prevention of Chronic Malnutrition (ENPDC) 2016-2020. It demonstrates the potential of the...

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Parliamentarians in the sub-region commit to work for the right to food and adequate nutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

"Improving nutrition requires a collective effort. It requires well-designed laws that improve food systems, ensure healthy diets and strengthen school meals. It also requires adequate public budgets and it calls for strong legal frameworks that consolidate advances and allow us to press ahead." Referencing the words...

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Putting gender on the table: integrating gender and nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

*Blog written by Myriam Hebabi and Alina Meyer originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International, through the Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project, with support from gender consultant Alina Meyer, recently helped integrate gender equality into the Functional Capacity-Building Workshop for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Focal Points and Comprehensive...

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Voice from the ground: what is the value added by the SUN Movement?

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Interview with Faniry Hantarinivo, Manager of the Advocacy Department at Action Against Hunger, and National Vice-President of the Madagascar civil society platform for the SUN Movement, Hina What is the role of the civil society platform for the SUN Movement in Madagascar? The missionof Hina, Madagascar’s civil...

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The SUN Movement’s multi-stakeholder platform in Guatemala completes 2019 joint assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Secretary of the Food and Nutrition Security Secretariat Juan Carlos Carías participated in the meeting for the Joint Evaluation of the actions of the multi-stakeholder Platform of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement -SUN- 2019. The secretary of SESAN said: <>‘We want to thank the secretariat of...

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Ethiopia sets new standards for the management of acute malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Every month over 25,000 children with severe acute malnutrition are admitted to hospitals across Ethiopia. If not identified early and treated properly, these children could die. Survivors are more likely to perform poorly in school and, once grown up, girls are more likely to suffer...

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