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“There is a strong interest to set up a functional Multi-Sectoral Platform in Lesotho to fight against malnutrition”

  |   SUN Country Network

Interview of Mr Tiisetso Elias SUN Focal Point in Lesotho Can you tell us a bit about the nutrition situation in Lesotho? What are the key underlying causes? Tiisetso Elias: Lesotho is facing a problem of malnutrition that is often referred to as ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition. The...

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Enhancing food systems dialogues in Central Asia and Caucasus

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

A recent sub-regional symposia - Symposium on sustainable food systems and nutrition governance for healthy diets in Central Asia and Caucasus – was held from 24-26 April 2019 in Astana, Kazakhstan. During the event, several countries acknowledged the need to shift to more sustainable production...

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Eastern Africa parliamentarians commit to safeguard Right to Food

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Recognizing the slow progress in improving the food security and nutrition situation in Eastern Africa, parliamentarians from nine Eastern African nations have pledged to urge their governments to intensify their battle against food insecurity, malnutrition and hunger by enacting sound legislation and allocating adequate resources....

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Findings from a case study about chronic malnutrition in Guatemala presented

  |   SUN Country Network

The Tropical Agronomy Research and Teaching Centre (CATIE) in collaboration with the Secretariat of Food Security and Nutrition (SESAN) have presented a case study titled "Evolution of strategies to reduce chronic malnutrition, principal findings, to the government authorities, international cooperation and civil society ", within...

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Pakistan proudly kicks off the 2019 Joint-Annual Assessment for the Scaling up Nutrition Movement!

  |   SUN Country Network

Pakistan is the first SUN Movement country to conduct the Joint Assessment in 2019! The assessment was launched at the 6th Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Joint-Assessment Workshop held on April 26 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The event saw key stakeholders come together to review progress, reflect...

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SUN Movement Coordinator visits Burkina Faso: “Better institutional anchoring for nutrition”

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 29 and 30 April 2019, the Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, Gerda Verburg, made a working visit to Burkina Faso. During her stay, Gerda Verburg held discussions with the political authorities, including the President of Burkina Faso and the president of...

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  |   SUN Country Network

  • AT A GLANCE: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT IT DOES -  English • SYNTHÈSE : DÉFINITION ET PORTÉE DE L’EXERCICE  - Français  • EN SÍNTESIS: SIGNIFICADO Y PROPÓSITOS -Español   • EXPLANATORY NOTE: PROGRESS MARKERS -  English • NOTE EXPLICATIVE : INDICATEURS DES PROGRÈS -  Français • NOTA EXPLICATIVA: INDICADORES DE PROGRESO - Español • GLOSSARY:...

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Afghanistan Nutrition Cluster – Annual Report

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The nutritional situation in Afghanistan continues to be alarming. Ongoing conflict, low access to basic services, and impact of natural disasters have exacerbated the existing vulnerabilities of communities, contributing towards high rates of acute malnutrition, which are reflected in severity of acute malnutrition map below. The...

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New guidelines to enhance food insecurity and malnutrition analysis including in areas with no humanitarian access

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

New global guidelines published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) initiative will further hone food security and nutrition analysis processes for better and more actionable information during humanitarian crises. After thorough consultations, food security and nutrition experts from 15 organizations have released a third version...

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