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UN launches humanitarian response plan as hunger levels continue to deepen in South Sudan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

As hunger levels continue to deepen in South Sudan due to a combination of violence, climate change and COVID-19, the 2021 South Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan was launched on Tuesday aiming to reach 6.6 million people – including 350,000 refugees - with life-saving assistance and protection. The plan asks...

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Indonesia and Pakistan share civil society strategies on preventing adolescent anaemia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

A story by: Asma Afrin Haque, Monitoring & Quality Assurance Specialist, SUN Movement Pooled Fund Adolescence is a critical time of life, where both physical and psycho-social changes occur, and where many learned behaviours take root in an individual’s life-long health.  Adolescents may seem like a narrow...

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WFP to convene a coalition of stakeholders to restore and boost access to school feeding for the most vulnerable children

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun to convene a coalition of stakeholders to support governments to restore and boost access to school feeding for the most vulnerable children. At the request of the African Union and member states such as Finland and France,...

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Tackling malnutrition for a better Bangladesh with the support of the SBN

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Since joining the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement in 2012, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has been resolutely committed to addressing the nutritional needs of their population. Now, with 137 private sector members and a dynamic, enthusiastic team...

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Empowering women and girls is crucial to ensure sustainable food security in the aftermath of COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Hunger and famine will persist and there will be unequal recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic unless more women in rural and urban areas hold leadership positions with increased decision-making power, say the heads of the three United Nations' food agencies ahead of...

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An award-winning business plan for tackling child undernutrition in Nigeria

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

Oluwaseun Sangoleye’s Baby Grubz: An award-winning business plan for tackling child undernutrition in Nigeria * Originally posted by the SUN Business Network In 2013, Nigerian agri-entrepreneur Oluwaseun Sangoleye founded Baby Grubz, a food company that manufactures complementary baby and infant food products. This year, on 30 July, Sangoleye...

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