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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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Changing Food Systems for Better Nutrition

  |   SUN UN Network

MARCH 2014: With growing attention to nutrition-agriculture linkages, understanding how to strengthen nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems is an essential task for the future.  This edition of SCN News provides an overview and insights into how to change food systems for better nutrition.  Part I...

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