While there has been a recent increase in both interest and investment aimed at reducing wasting, including strong support from national governments, the pace of progress is much too slow to reach global goals and targets. We therefore need a ‘reset’ of childhood wasting prevention,...Read More
SUN in Practice
The Scaling Up Nutrition In Practice briefs present the experiences of SUN Countries and other national stakeholders as they scale up efforts to ensure all people enjoy good nutrition. Each brief in the series focuses on a theme identified by SUN Government Focal Points as an area of priority by which sharing and learning each other’s experience is a priority.
PANITA’s role in developing accountability structures for nutrition at all levels 1. Introduction Despite increasing efforts since 2010, malnutrition persists in Tanzania. with particular impact on children under five, and women of child-bearing age. Between 2010 and 2015/16, stunting in children under five years of age...Read More
Working with businesses: How to improve the positives and minimise the negatives to better advance nutrition?
A blog by Lawrence Haddad* based on a plenary panel presentation made at the 2019 SUN Global Gathering in Kathmandu, 4-7 November The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement has been a pioneer in multi-stakeholder action to advance nutrition, bringing together government, civil society, business, donors and...Read More
*An article by Prof. Dr. Geeta Bhakta Joshi and Stanley Chitekwe Background Nepal as part of the Global SUN Movement Nepal is a Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement early riser – the fifth country, joined the Movement on 5 May 2011 with a letter of commitment for scaling...Read More
By Ambarka Youssoufane - Originally published by ENN Online On the 15 November this year, the Niger government took a big step forward in tackling malnutrition by adopting its first ever nutrition policy known as the “national multisectoral nutrition security policy”. The policy aims to achieve the...Read More
Approach to assess the level of integration of nutrition into agricultural development plans in Sub-Saharan Africa
Approach to assess the level of integration of nutrition into agricultural development plans in Sub-Saharan Africa: the case of National Agricultural Investment Plans (NAIPs) By Richemont SEKI* and Mohamed AG BENDECH** Context and Purpose Sub-Saharan Africa is confronted to a triple burden of malnutrition, with under nutrition coexisting with...Read More
La presidencia canadiense del G-7 puso los derechos de las mujeres y las niñas en primer plano de la agenda de este año y abogó por políticas que mejorarán sus vidas. El país anfitrión, Canadá, ha enfatizado la importancia de las mujeres y las niñas...Read More