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Parliamentarians call for greater commitment to education and nutrition in COVID-19 recovery

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

On Tuesday 04 May, members of parliament across the world met to discuss the role of high-quality school feeding programmes in supporting children’s education and nutrition. During the High-Level roundtable which was chaired by The Hon. Mike Lake MP, IPNEd Regional Representative for North America, parliamentarians...

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Small-scale farmers of Haiti to receive help for food production and COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Government of Haiti and the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) signed a financing agreement for a project that will help Haitian farmers recover from the impact of Covid-19 and increase staple food production. The project will kickstart rapid recovery...

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La Niña looms large over Afghanistan as one-third of population acutely food insecure

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

One-in-three Afghans are acutely food insecure, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) assessment report released by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and its partners. According to the IPC report, food insecurity in Afghanistan is attributed to the lingering impact...

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African Development Bank, IFAD and partners redouble efforts to stop hunger in Africa and strengthen food security

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The African Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in partnership with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the CGIAR System Organization, today pledged to work closely with African leaders to address rising hunger on the continent and shore...

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The African Development Fund supporting Ethiopia to boost nutrition and end child stunting

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a grant of USD31.2 million to the Government of Ethiopia to increase access to multi-sectoral nutritional services for children under-five years, by boosting access to services for improved health, a more diverse and nutritious food, ...

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Urgent action is required to address acute malnutrition rise in Madagascar

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The unrelenting drought in southern Madagascar is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to the brink of famine, warns the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). With acute malnutrition rates continuing to rise, urgent action is required to address this unfolding humanitarian crisis. Most districts in...

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