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New music video for Ghana’s Civil Society Alliance “Save the Child” song

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 22nd December 2014, ShowBiz Africa released a new music video for "Save the Child" by Noble Nketsiah. Noble Nketsiah is the leading celebrity ambassador of Ghana’s Civil Society Association (CSA) – the Ghana Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Scaling up Nutrition. Save the Child...

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Special guests attend the first ever Nutrition Forum held by Civil Society in Zambia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 23rd December 2014, the Zambian Civil Society Scaling up Nutrition Alliance (CSO-SUN) held their first ever Nutrition Forum on 23rd December 2014 at the Taj Pamodzi hotel in Lusaka. The forum, structured as a breakfast event, brought together stakeholders from various sectors working towards...

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Health Minister speaks at the National Congress of Indonesian Nutritionists Association

  |   SUN Country Network

On 26th November 2014, the National Congress of Indonesian Nutritionists Association (PERSAGI) was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. During the event, Health Minister Nila Moeloek said that she believes that stunting should cease to exist in Indonesia. She said stunting endangers the future of the Indonesians and...

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Pakistans Minister for Planning speaks about the importance of nutrition for economic and social development

  |   SUN Country Network

On 15th December 2014, a seminar on “Poverty, Consumption, Food Security, and Malnutrition in Pakistan” was held at the Pakistan Planning Commission. The seminar was organised by The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and the Ministry of Health Services Regulation and Coordination (MHSRC). During the seminar, Minister for Planning...

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Mozambique President and SUN Lead Group Member Visits FAO

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On the 4th December 2014, The President of Mozambique, Armando Guebuza, visited the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for a meeting to discuss solutions to the food security and nutrition challenges facing Mozambique today. He met with FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva at FAO's...

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Bangladesh loan for $1.1 billion is approved by the World Bank

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 16th December 2014, the office of the World Bank Executive Board approved a loan amounting to $1.1 billion for three projects in Bangladesh. The fund has the potential to benefit almost 36m people by improving the quality of primary education, building coastal communities’ resilience to natural...

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Namibia develops videos with UNICEF to communicate the link between WASH and nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

At the end of 2013, two sets of media products were developed by the Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation Coordination (DWSSC) from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) in partnership with UNICEF Namibia. The project was funded by the European Union through a grant...

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