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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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FAO awards countries for making great strides in combating undernourishment

  |   SUN UN Network

On 30th November 2014, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Director General, José Graziano da Silva honored the achievements of thirteen countries for their progress in fighting hunger. SUN countries Cameroon, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Mauritania and the Philippines were among those awarded with diplomas at FAO...

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