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Approach to assess the level of integration of nutrition into agricultural development plans in Sub-Saharan Africa

  |   SUN in Practice, The Contribution of Agriculture and Social Protection to Improving Nutrition

  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...

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Nutrition Africa Investor Forum to help raise finance for high-impact nutrition businesses in the continent

  |   SUN Business Network

Over 200 delegates, including dealmakers, entrepreneurs and investors met at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (NAIF) on October 16-17 – World Food Day — in Nairobi, Kenya, to explore partnerships, access business finance and enter new markets. Over these two days, selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)...

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School meals celebrated as an investment in Africa’s future

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

Every day, 370 million children around the world receive food at school provided by their governments. Governments invest in school meals because they are a powerful tool in efforts to end malnutrition, helping to ensure every child has access to education, health and nutrition. This...

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Compendium of case studies: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In 2016, following the 2015 Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs in Moscow, Russia, the document Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition: Compendium of Case Studies, was shared on the SecureNutrition website. The compendium serves as a mile marker on progress to improve...

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Congo-Brazzaville workshop lays the foundation to accelerate efforts for scaling up nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

On 25th May 2015, the Congo-Brazzaville multi-stakeholder platform was brought together by the Secretary General of the Presidency of Congo Brazzaville, Jean Baptist Ondaye, who is also the SUN Government Focal Point. Representatives from multiple sectors included parliamentarians, advisors to the President, heads of departments, officials from line...

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Preparation is underway for regional workshops this April, on SUN country budget analysis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

As of 19th March 2015, preparation of regional workshops on accelerating SUN country tracking of nutrition-relevant budget allocations is progressing with organisation by UNICEF on behalf of the UN Network. The workshops will be closed events with participants upon invitation only.The 32 SUN countries participating in the...

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