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Organisations, communities and individuals unite for World Breastfeeding Week 2014

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The week of 1 – 7 August  was recognised as World Breast Feeding Week (WBW) in 2014, with the slogan and theme, Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal – For Life! WBW is an annual commemoration of the Innocenti Declaration made by World Health Organisation (WHO) and...

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Tajikistan launches the SUN Movement with the support of USAID

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

On 11th August 2014, the Government of Tajikistan launched the SUN Movement with a national workshop. The launch was supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as the country's donor co-convener along with UNICEF Tajikistan. Representatives from the Ministries of Health and Social Protection,...

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Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice Issue 2 – Information Systems for Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The second Scaling Up Nutrition: In Practice brief focuses on Information Systems for Nutrition. Stakeholders from six SUN countries have contributed accounts of how relevant indicators are being collected, managed, analysed, reported upon and used to track progress and prioritise responses in order to...

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The Government of Pakistan partners with WFP and MI to address micronutrient deficiencies

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 29 July 2014, the World Food Programme (WFP) announced that it would extend its agreement with Micronutrient Initiative (MI). This agreement enables the continuation of its food fortification programme with the Government of Pakistan, and to advocate for the need to address micronutrient-related malnutrition...

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Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: IFAD works with partners to mainstream nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

During mid-July 2014, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) hosted an intensive four-day training workshop at its Rome headquarters with about 40 staff and consultants to expand the pool of experts on nutrition-sensitive agricultural and rural development projects. The event was developed jointly by IFAD, the World Bank, the Food...

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