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Nigeria National Nutrition Week highlights the need for nutrition in COVID-19 response

  |   SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Nigeria observed National Nutrition Week, an annual event to rally efforts to address the burden of malnutrition in the country. This year’s theme, “Nutrition: The Bedrock for Economic Development,” underscored the critical role of nutrition in development plans and COVID-19 recovery efforts. The...

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Official launch of the Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition in Burundi

  |   SUN Country Network

The Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister's Office, Déo Bède Mpfubusa, officially launched the 2nd generation Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition (PSMASAN II) on behalf of the Prime Minister. This official launch of the PSMASAN II 2019-2023 was coupled with the mobilization...

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First meeting of the food safety and nutrition parliamentary group of Afghanistan

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

The meeting, organized by the Secretariat of AFSeN-A, was attended by several MPs and representatives of agencies and international donors. Dr. Abdul Karim Tutakhel, Deputy Director for Coordination of State Affairs, led the Parliamentary Group on Food Security and Nutrition under the Administrative Office of...

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Increasing food and nutrition security in the face of climate change and COVID-19 in Mozambique

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Mozambique and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have officially launched the Inclusive Agri-Food Value Chain Development Programme (PROCAVA) to improve rural livelihoods, food security and resilience – are all critical needs in view of pandemic and climate change impacts for the country’s most...

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FAO supports the Central African Parliament in combatting food insecurity and malnutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The President of the Central African National Assembly, Laurent Ngon-Baba, and the representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Perpetua Katepa-Kalala, signed project document TCP/CAF/3802 entitled “Support to the CAR Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in the context of the Zero Hunger...

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Helping rural indigenous communities tackle malnutrition in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Guatemala is one of the countries of the Dry Corridor, a 1,600-kilometre arid stripe of land running along Central America’s Pacific Coast, from Southern Mexico to Costa Rica. For more than 10 million people living in these harsh lands, hunger, poverty and malnutrition are an...

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Inequality in the geographical distribution of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

A new United Nations report shows the territorial inequality of malnutrition in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The Regional Overview of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 (Panorama 2020) analyzes child overweight and stunting in the countries...

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GNR country nutrition profiles and Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment tracker published

  |   SUN Country Network

The Global Nutrition Report launched the updated Country Nutrition Profiles and Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Commitment Tracker. Together they represent the most comprehensive source of evidence on progress to improve nutrition around the world. Country Nutrition Profiles The Country Nutrition Profiles bring together the latest data to...

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