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2018 World Breastfeeding Week in the Latin American SUN Countries

  |   SUN Country Network

BREASTFEEDING: Foundation of Life World Breastfeeding Week is to raise awareness of the importance of breastfeeding. Join us in our support for breastfeeding mothers. Why? Because breastfeeding is a universal solution that helps every child start out in life on equal terms. It also improves the health,...

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Costa Rica prioritises reducing overweight and obesity

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Government of Costa Rica, working together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and with the support of international experts, analysed the principal challenges and opportunities for achieving more sustainable food systems that contribute to combating malnutrition and rural poverty.According...

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Panorama report on food and nutrition a wake up call for governments in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 19 January 2017, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) launched the Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean report....

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Online Discussion | The Latin American approach to the double burden of malnutrition

  |   Uncategorized

Until 2nd July 2015, the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN forum) has opened an online discussion about What are Latin American countries doing to tackle the double burden of malnutrition effectively?. This online discussion was organised in collaboration with the Red de Información y Educación Alimentaria y Nutricional...

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SUN Countries gather in Latin America to share ongoing tracking systems for nutrition at a budget analysis workshop

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 28 to 30 April 2015, participants from 4 SUN countries met in Guatemala to accelerate efforts in budget analysis for nutrition.This was part of a series of four regional workshops that aim to help policy makers prioritise, plan and make informed decisions on resource...

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