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Strengthening the capacity of SUN countries with a learning route in Peru

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

From 8 to 14 September 2014, participants from the SUN countries of Tanzania, Senegal, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Laos, El Salvador and Guatemala were hosted by the government of Peru as part of pilot ‘Learning Route’ programme. The countries met to learn more about the strategies...

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Meeting of SUN Network Facilitators | July 2014

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 31 July 2014, the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Secretariat hosted the second face-to-face meeting of the four SUN Networks for the year. Representatives from the Donor, Civil Society, Business and UN Networks discussed issues related to the following areas; SUN Independent Comprehensive Evaluation SUN 2014 Annual...

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Multiple stakeholders brought together for Nutrition Advocacy Training in Kenya

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 30 July 2014, the SUN Civil Society Alliance (SUNCSA) in Kenya brought together multiple stakeholders for a nutrition advocacy training in Machakos Country, Kenya. Particpants included representatives from government, civil society, business, academia and the media. The four facilitators, who were all trained by ACTION...

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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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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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Promoting an aligned nutrition agenda with advocacy training in Kenya

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 28 April 2014, Kenya’s Civil Society Alliance brought together multiple stakeholders for a capacity building in nutrition advocacy training in Nairobi. The three day event was hosted by the Kenya AIDS NGO’s Consortium (KANCO) with support from ACTION. Participants included representatives from government, civil...

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Civil Society in Sierra Leone unites with partners to share progress, experiences and exchange ideas

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 27 June 2014, Focus1000, a non-governmental organisation in Sierra Leone, led the organisation of a two day workshop on Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) and immunization. The forum aimed to organize civil society organizations across the nation into a united force with one voice that...

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Regional groups come together in Senegal to strengthen integrated nutrition programs

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Between the 9 and 14 June 2014, a number of events were held in Senegal, as part of capacity building project and focused on strengthening integrated nutrition programs. The events were led by the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in collaboration with a number of...

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Multiple stakeholders prioritise nutrition sensitive programs with a workshop in Kenya

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 14 May 2014, Kenya’s Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement networks raised awareness around the importance of nutrition sensitive programs during the Action Against Hunger (ACF) ‘Nutrition Sensitive Programmes Workshop’ held in Nairobi, Kenya. This event brought together 58 participants from across the SUN Movement networks at national...

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