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Development of Kenya’s aquaculture sector could tackle chronic malnutrition and food insecurity

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More than 35,000 rural households in Kenya will soon be eating better and earning more money thanks to a new financial agreement signed today by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Republic of Kenya in support of the country’s aquaculture sector. With some...

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Malawi launches Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Policy and Strategy

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Malawi First Lady, Madam Gertrude Mutharika, launched the 2018 – 2022 National Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Policy (NMNP) and Strategic Plan on 20th June 2018 in Lilongwe. The First Lady commended the launch of the policy, describing it as a critical ingredient for Malawi’s national development, which...

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WHO supports stabilization centres to treat malnourished children in South Sudan

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In South Sudan, food insecurity continues to deteriorate to Emergency (IPC Phase 4) due to displacement, restrictions on movement and trade flows, and limited access to normal livelihoods activities. As measured on the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), 63 per cent of the total...

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King Letsie III of Lesotho: ‘Multi-stakeholder collaboration critical to ending malnutrition’

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The Special Ambassador for Nutrition for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho, has said collaboration among various stakeholders on nutrition is critical to ending malnutrition in a country. King Letsie III said this at the...

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SUN Movement Coordinator: “Improved nutrition is a maker and marker of development that needs collaboration and investment”

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SUN Movement Coordinator, Gerda Verburg, participated in the National Food and Nutrition Summit in Lusaka during her visit to Zambia, which has been a member of the SUN Movement since December 2010. The conference, focused on the theme “Investing in Food and Nutrition for Accelerated National Development – Walk...

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The SUN Nutrition Hub at the WHA – A space for dialogue and learning for greater impact at country level

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The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Secretariat, together with SUN Movement Networks and multiple partners, hosted the first ever SUN Nutrition Hub in Villa Bocage, Palais des Nations, during the World Health Assembly (WHA). The Nutrition Hub provided a space for SUN country representatives and...

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