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Malawi’s commitment to reducing malnutrition is highlighted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On 25 September 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Malawi, Dr George Chaponda spoke on behalf of the state’s president at the Zero Hunger event held on the side-lines of the United Nations General Assembly. He said Malawi is experiencing food...

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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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Tajikistan launches the SUN Movement with the support of USAID

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

On 11th August 2014, the Government of Tajikistan launched the SUN Movement with a national workshop. The launch was supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as the country's donor co-convener along with UNICEF Tajikistan. Representatives from the Ministries of Health and Social Protection,...

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Nutrition-sensitive agriculture: IFAD works with partners to mainstream nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

During mid-July 2014, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) hosted an intensive four-day training workshop at its Rome headquarters with about 40 staff and consultants to expand the pool of experts on nutrition-sensitive agricultural and rural development projects. The event was developed jointly by IFAD, the World Bank, the Food...

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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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The UNSCN shares findings from a 2013 review of country level programming in nutrition sensitive agriculture

  |   SUN UN Network

The importance of the agriculture sector for nutrition has become increasingly apparent and many partner agencies and organizations have embarked on programmes to make agriculture more nutrition sensitive.  In March 2014, the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) launched a report to share the...

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