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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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The power of connecting vaccines and good nutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

*Blog by SUN Movement Coordinator Gerda Verburg on the occasion of Gavi’s third donor pledging conference, the Global Vaccine Summit 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainties and fears. Families are facing an urgent challenge: how to keep themselves and their children protected and healthy, both physically...

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Preparing for SUN Movement 3.0, a message from the Executive Committee

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

Dear Friends of the SUN Movement, In April 2020, the final report of the Strategic Review of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, 2019-2020, was released. As you are aware, this strategic review process that started in late 2019 built on the findings from the 2018...

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Defending gender equality in nutrition when responding to COVID-19

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* Blog written by Emmanuel Trépanier Gender Equality Advisor, TAN and originally published by Nutrition International  The COVID-19 global pandemic is having repercussions of epic proportions. In addition to the enormous number of COVID-19 cases and deaths worldwide which stretch national health systems to their limits, confinement is...

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County governments in Kenya commit to increase resources for nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International At a Nutrition Financing Workshop on February, four Kenyan county governments signed agreements with Nutrition International, committing to increase domestic resources for nutrition programs. Governors from Busia, Vihiga, Nandi and Makueni counties signed the agreements following the launch of their County...

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