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More than USD 27 billion committed to fight malnutrition at nutrition summit

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| Official press release first published on 8 December 2021 | Tokyo, 8 December 2021 – Governments and donors have pledged more than USD 27 billion at the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit, held 7-8 December, to address the global malnutrition and hunger crisis. Represented by five...

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Multistakeholder Somalia national nutrition learning event brings key experts together to advance national nutrition goals

  |   Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition, Engaging Multiple Stakeholders, SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

The first Somalia National Nutrition Learning Event themed, “Strengthening sustainable nutrition resilience through proven multisectoral innovations, integration and adaptive responses in Somalia” is was opened today in Mogadishu and runs for three todays through to 17 March.   The event is a platform for knowledge sharing and...

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Tokyo nutrition summit kicks off

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|First published on Tuesday 7 December 2021 by The Japan Times| The Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit 2021 is taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday under the auspices of the Japanese government. The summit builds on more than 10 years of international focus on nutrition...

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Ethiopia: 9.4 million people are ‘living their worst nightmare’ due to ongoing conflict

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| First published by UN News on 26 November 2021 | The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has spiked as a direct result of ongoing conflict, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a key SUN Movement partner, said...

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Sri Lanka: Government of Australia and FAO partner to improve the nutrition of families affected by COVID-19

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| First published by Ada Derana on 1 December 2021 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with support from the Government of Australia is providing vegetable seed packs to around 46,000 vulnerable families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka....

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Uganda: Ministry of Health, WHO, UNICEF and partners discuss advancing nutrition

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| First published by WHO on 29 November 2021 |  Kampala, 29 November 2021 - The World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the country’s stakeholders on nutrition discussed advancing the nutrition agenda in Uganda in a one-day symposium, convened by the Ministry of Health, under the theme ‘Strengthening...

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From counting calories to calculating cost: How can USD 6 billion really help end world hunger?

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| By David Laborde, Jaron Porciello and Carin Smaller. First published by ceres2030 on 25 November  2021 | When it comes to feeding the world, funders are hungry for solutions and eager for evidence that their money will make the most impact. The media spotlight recently shone on the issue...

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Madagascar: ‘World cannot look away’ as 1.3 million face severe hunger

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First published by UN News on 18 November 2021 ________________________________________ The international community must step up support to Madagascar, where more than one million people in the south are facing severe hunger, the top UN aid official there said on Thursday in a renewed appeal for solidarity...

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Poor diets and resulting malnutrition continue to be unacceptably high, finds Global Nutrition Report 2021

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The 2021 Global Nutrition Report, launched today, Tuesday 23 November 2021, finds that, despite some progress, diets are not getting healthier and make increasing demands on the environment, while unacceptable levels of malnutrition persist. The high human, environmental and economic costs of continuing our current...

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