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How broader nutrition-based coordination tackles cultural taboos and empowers women in Sri Lanka

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

* Originally published by the UN Network for SUN From December 2018 to March 2020, the World Food Program (WFP), part of the UN [nutrition] Network (UNN) in Sri Lanka, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), joined forces to launch the Community Health Advanced through...

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Showcasing innovative African and Asian talent for promoting nutritious food initiatives

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network The 2020 Global SUN Pitch Competition will take place as a virtual event on 30th July, 2020. The final will showcase 21 African and Asian entrepreneurs seeking to scale innovative approaches to bring improved nutrition to low income consumers in emerging...

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Ceres2030’s new analysis finds that USD 10bn is urgently needed to avert the COVID-19 hunger crisis

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

Ceres2030’s new analysis finds that USD 10 billion is urgently needed this year to prevent millions more people from becoming food insecure as a result of COVID-19. USD 5 billion of this must come from donor governments as aid, with the rest provided by developing...

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Tajikistan commits to 1,000 Golden Days Strategy to improve nutrition and development outcomes among children

  |   SUN Country Network

The Government of Tajikistan has approved a social and behaviour change strategy to reduce stunting and improve the health outcomes of children nationwide. The strategy is the first national social and behavior change strategy to be adopted officially in the nation, developed with the participation...

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Millions of refugees across Africa face even greater food insecurity amid COVID-19 crisis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The alert from the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), coincides with ongoing conflict and disasters on the continent, and severe underfunding for their work. “While the situation continues to deteriorate for everyone, the disaster is magnified for refugees who have absolutely...

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Green classes for innovative, fun, educational and nutritional production

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Article written byr Dossa Codjo, Horticultural specialist, FAO SFC Gabon and Aissa Mamadoultaibou, Nutrition Officer for Central Africa FAO SFC   Promoting nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems in schools to effectively combat hunger and malnutrition Promoting nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems in schools helps ensure food self-sufficiency and combat...

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FAO Cameroon is training producers to process and conserve their food

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Article written by Gaëlle Massack Epse Ngando Mbaye, Communications Officer FAO Cameroon and Aissa Mamadoultaibou, Nutrition Officer for Central Africa FAO SFC   The use of solar dryers: producers appreciate an innovation that can process and conserve fruit and vegetables while preserving their nutritional status. In the midst of...

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Building back better requires transforming the development model of Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres, for the launch of policy brief on the impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the world, Latin America and the Caribbean have become a hotspot of the pandemic. In a...

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