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World Breastfeeding Week 2019 in SUN countries

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

World Breastfeeding Week (#WBW2019) is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.  This...

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Private sector role in improving nutrition at the Asian congress of nutrition

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* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Axton Salim, Co-Chair of the SUN Business Network’s Advisory Group and Director of Indofood spoke of the role of the private sector in accelerating the end of malnutrition at the 2019 Asian Congress of Nutrition. The Conference, entitles ‘Nutrition and Food...

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Launch of the 2019-2020 SUN Business Network pitch competition

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*Originally published by the SUN Business Network "Showcasing SMEs that are innovatively improving diet and tackling malnutrition" The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Business Network, in collaboration with key partners, has launched the second edition of the SUN Pitch Competition for 2019/2020. The SUN Pitch Competition will support innovative solutions for...

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Beacons for exploring uncharted nutrition territory: together for nutrition short course

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By Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, GAIN and Myriam Sidibe, Senior fellow, Mossavar Rahmani Centre for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) co-led a 5 day Executive Short Course entitled “Together for Nutrition: Public-Private engagement to improve the consumption of nutritious...

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Leveraging public-private partnerships to champion better nutrition in South Asia

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  * Originally published by the SUN Business Network More than 120 government officials, civil society organisations, private sector members and international donors from across South Asia gathered on 17-18th June 2019 at a regional roundtable hosted by SAFANSI, the World Bank’s South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative. SAFANSI...

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SUN Business Network Lao PDR encourages private sector to work in cooperation to find solutions to malnutrition

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* Article written by SUN Business Network Lao PDR Coordinator, Manilay Vanphavong and originally published by the SUN Business Network The SUN Business Network Laos organised a meeting to bring together the private sector and the network’s facilitator to discuss how to improve nutrition and eradicate malnutrition...

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

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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

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* 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

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* 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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