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Technical assistance in Ethiopia showcases how improvements in nutrition data can improve decision-making

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM) provides technical assistance (TA) to 20 countries that have signed up to the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, with UK aid from the UK government through the TAN project. In 2020, NTEAM conducted progress...

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COVID-19 impacting the health and wellbeing of children and families in Zimbabwe

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by the SUN Civil Society Network The outbreak of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe is having drastic consequences to the health and wellbeing of children and their families in both urban and rural communities. Infants, children, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers are facing significant risks...

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African Leaders for Nutrition call on leaders to embed nutrition within the COVID-19 response and recovery

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) have unveiled a position paper calling upon African Heads of State and Governments to ensure that financing for nutrition is included in their country’s COVID-19 response and recovery plans. The position paper, titled “Embedding Nutrition within the COVID-19 Response and Recovery,”...

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Leveraging technology to support Guatemala’s food chain during COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Blog written by Camila De Ferrari Piazza, Viviana Perego and Katie Kennedy Freeman and originally published by the World Bank Restrictions to local and international mobility following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak are causing disruptions all along the food chain in Guatemala.  This is causing widespread economic...

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EU and UNICEF partner to prevent malnutrition in children during COVID-19 crisis in Nepal

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

The European Union and UNICEF have expanded their partnership on nutrition to prevent malnutrition in children due to the socio-economic impact of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis has led to many vulnerable families across Nepal, being pushed into deeper poverty...

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African Green Revolution Forum 2020: Feed the Cities, Grow the Continent

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Summit of the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which brings together thousands of delegates from governments, civil society, the private sector, the research community and development partners will be held virtually from 8 to 11 September 2020 and...

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Multisector collaboration for improved nutrition at the subnational level

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The determinants of malnutrition are varied, encompassing a range of biological, economic and sociocultural factors. Achieving global targets for reducing undernutrition calls for a multisectoral approach that includes scaled-up, proven, nutrition-specific interventions as well as nutrition-sensitive interventions and approaches.1 The last two decades have seen...

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