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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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COVID-19: safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets – A policy brief by the Global Panel

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Donor Network

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition launched of its latest policy brief, COVID-19: safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets.  The brief focuses on the profound impacts the pandemic has already had on food systems and people’s diets during 2020. It sets...

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Faced with Covid-19, the EU and UNICEF guarantee continuity of vital care for malnourished children in Niger

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

UNICEF Niger will benefit from USD 2.6 million dollars of financial aid from the Humanitarian Aid Department of the European Union (ECHO), ensuring that children suffering from severe acute malnutrition receive quality treatment and care during the Covid-19 crisis. “We are deeply concerned at the crisis...

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African Development Bank unveils strategy roadmap to safeguard food security against impacts of COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The African Development Bank has unveiled a strategic roadmap of projects and programmes to assist African countries in tackling the nutrition and food security aspects of the COVID-19 crisis through a raft of immediate and longer-term measures. The Feed Africa Response to COVID-19 (FAREC) paves the...

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Nutrition International reviews its technical assistance portfolio in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

  |   SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM) has conducted a thorough review across its portfolio of current or planned Technical Assistance (TA) to determine, and implement, the necessary modifications that could optimize their contribution to national...

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The EU and UNICEF to ensure continuity of life-saving care for malnourished children in Niger

  |   SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

UNICEF receives additional USD 2.6 million funding support from the EU Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) to ensure that children suffering from severe acute malnutrition receive quality care and treatment amidst the Covid-19 pandemic context. The country estimates that the number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition...

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