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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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Economic loss linked to high burden of malnutrition in Pakistan

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by 'The Nation' (Pakistan) Malnourishment affects cognitive and physical development of children, while the country is losing around 2 per cent GDP because of high burden of malnutrition. The Network for Consumer Protection in collaboration with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) organized the...

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Food in the Anthropocene: The EAT–Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustainable food systems report

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network

The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health brings together more than 30 world-leading scientists from across the globe to reach a scientific consensus that defines a healthy and sustainable diet Food systems have the potential to nurture human health and support environmental sustainability, however our current trajectories threaten...

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The SUN Movement put nutrition high on the agenda during the 73rd UN General Assembly

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

The SUN Movement helped ensure that nutrition was high on the agenda during the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York at the end of September 2018. Transforming Food Systems to Drive Impact on SDG2 On 25 September, the SUN Coordinator, Gerda Verburg, shared her views...

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Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro, 2018 World Food Prize Laureates

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

GAIN’s Executive Director, and SUN Movement Executive Committee member, Dr. Lawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro, SUN Movement Lead Group Membar, have been awarded the 2018 World Food Prize at a ceremony in Des Moines, USA. “The 2018 laureates’ work significantly improved nutrition for mothers and children in the critical first 1000...

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Nutrition Africa Investor Forum to help raise finance for high-impact nutrition businesses in the continent

  |   SUN Business Network

Over 200 delegates, including dealmakers, entrepreneurs and investors met at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (NAIF) on October 16-17 – World Food Day — in Nairobi, Kenya, to explore partnerships, access business finance and enter new markets. Over these two days, selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)...

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