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Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) – the 2017 Global Gathering: Inspiration, Connection, Progress and Love

  |   Blogs, SUN Business Network

Blog by Lawrence Haddad, GAIN’s Executive Director and Member of the SUN Movement Executive Committee Read the original article published on the GAIN Website: www.gainhealth.org/knowledge-centre/scaling-nutrition-sun-2017-global-gathering-inspiration-connection-progress-love I just returned from the 2017 SUN Global Gathering (GG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. This three day meeting brought together teams from all of the 60 SUN...

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SUN Business Nutrition Champion and SUN Pitch Competition winner receives business training

  |   SUN Business Network

Originally published by the SUN Business Network Ope Olanrewaju, founder of Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics, was crowned the SUN Business Network (SBN) Nutrition Champion and winner of the first ever Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Pitch Competition in October 2018, at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum The competition showcased investment opportunities...

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The challenges of improving nutrition in Mozambique and the engagement of the private sector

  |   SUN Business Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network The SUN Business Network Mozambique (SBNMoz) gathered around 200 participants, including national businesses, government representatives, civil society and academia, at its 3rd annual conference, To discuss the challenges of improving nutrition in Mozambique. The theme of this years’...

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Launch of the SUN business network of Malawi

  |   SUN Business Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network The official launch of the SUN Business Network Malawi took place on February 2019 at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre, Malawi. The launch event was attended by 90 delegates, including representatives from government, UN agencies and academia. The Republic of Malawi joined the SUN...

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Private sector consultation forum on the establishment of a nutritional centre of excellence in Somalia

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

SUN Movement team in Somalia organised a successful and inclusive consultation forum with Private Sector stakeholders drawn from Academia (comprising Somali National University and private Universities) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Somalia on Establishment of a Nutritional Centre of Excellence (CoE) using a participatory model. The forum provided a platform for gathering diverse stakeholder views and opinions on establishment of the center that will adequately play a strategic role in addressing nutritional-related needs and priorities in Somalia in line with the Global and Somalia SUN Movement Road Maps. The forum focused on defining the vision, purpose and strategy...

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Nourishing Africa through improved nutrition and sustainable food systems: African launch of the EAT-Lancet Report

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

During an official side event at the 32nd African Union Assembly, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – the SUN Movement, EAT and NEPAD came together to focus on the question - How to Nourish Africa through improved nutrition and sustainable food systems? The side event officially Launched the...

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Mapping SUN Movement Networks in 17 fragile and conflict-affected states

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

A snap shot of developments and progress This paper summarises findings from work carried out by ENN in 2018 to document the presence, make-up and activities of SUN country Networks in 17 SUN countries categorised as fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS). ENN supports these countries through...

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