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Nutrition International helped turn food fortification regulations into reality in Pakistan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International worked closely with industry and government regulatory bodies to realize widespread fortification of edible oil with vitamin A and D in Pakistan. Oil millers and staff from provincial food authorities share their experiences working with Nutrition International. When asked...

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USAID announces increased assistance for El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Vice President Harris announced that the United States is providing USD310 million in increased assistance to the Northern Triangle, including USD255 million in assistance to meet immediate and urgent humanitarian needs for people in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, refugees, other displaced people, and vulnerable...

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Encouraging signs for breastfeeding campaigners in Sierra Leone

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

Adapted from: “Pujehun: Encouraging signs for breastfeeding campaigners,” by FOCUS 1000, SUN Pooled Fund 2nd Interim Report - Annexes, Place of Publication: Grant report.  Adapted with permission. It’s Friday and it’s “Antenatal Day” at the Potoru Health Center. On this day pregnant women and lactating mothers from...

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A major food transfer program in Bangladesh fell short during the COVID-19 pandemic

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* A blog by Shyamal Chowdhury, Nahian Bin Khaled, Kalyani Raghunthan, Shahidur Rashid and Honor Dearlove originally published by IFPRI Bangladesh’s March-May 2020 COVID-19 lockdown has had severe consequences for the incomes and food security of poor households. Public food transfer programs have traditionally been the...

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Escalating conflict in northern Mozambique pushes thousands into hunger

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province is in the grips of a spiralling crisis as thousands of people flee their homes amidst violence, warns the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). “People have scattered in many different directions since the recent attacks in Palma, Cabo Delgado Province. Survivors...

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The UN FSS opened the floor: more than 1,200 ideas and propositions to transform food systems

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

UN Food Systems Summit opened the floor to governments, farmers, youth, women and indigenous groups, scientists and civil society to uncover innovations to transform food systems. The UN Food Systems Summit has surfaced more than 1,200 ideas and propositions to transform food systems in just six...

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New handbook provides parliamentarians practical guidance on transforming food systems and improving nutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Aimed at providing lawmakers with practical guidance on legislative processes that prioritize nutrition, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today published a new Handbook for Parliamentarians, titled Food Systems and Nutrition. The online handbook was...

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Strengthening the leadership of SUN FPs on gender equality and nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International  Francophone Scaling Up Nutrition Government Focal Points learned more about gender equality and nutrition as part of the virtual Nutrition Leadership Development Workshop Just in time for International Women’s Day, francophone Scaling Up Nutrition Government Focal Points (SUN FPs) participated in...

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