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Côte d’Ivoire: interview with Françoise N’Guessan, Marahoué Regional Coordinator and tireless nutrition activist

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

“The baby was stunted in utero, we needed millet porridge to make him fat.” "Exclusive breastfeeding isn't a good idea. With the heat, add water so that the baby is not thirsty.” It was not uncommon to hear this sort of advice in the region of Marahoué,...

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Nutrition and gender leadership on the menu for francophone SUN countries

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Secretariat

Capacity strengthening is a central area to accelerate multi-sectoral nutrition actions at national and sub-national levels. This also rings true for scaling up gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls across the SUN Movement. Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM), through the...

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Nutrition Forum in Mali ends with strong commitments to make nutrition a political and a financial priority

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

The second National Forum for Nutrition closed in Bamako, with the strongest commitment of the Republic of Mali and other stakeholders, to ensure nutrition is a political and financial priority – in response to a call to action by a range of world-renowned nutrition champions...

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Reducing stunting through multisectoral efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

All Hands on Deck Reducing Stunting through Multisectoral Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa A copublication of the Agence française de développement and the World Bank The report book lays the groundwork for more effective multisectoral action on reducing stunting by analyzing and generating empirical evidence useful for informing the...

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Official opening of the Regional Centre of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition (CERFAM) in Côte d’Ivoire

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 25 March 2019, Côte d'Ivoire officially opened the Regional Centre of Excellence against Hunger and Malnutrition (CERFAM) in its financial capital, Abidjan. The fruit of a partnership between the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government, this research centre offers the countries of the...

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Côte d’Ivoire launches new Multisectoral Programme on Nutrition and Early Child Development

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Last November the Government of Côte d’Ivoire officially launched its new Multisectoral Programme on Nutrition and Early Child Development. The initiative, which is supported by The Power of Nutrition and the World Bank, is the first large-scale nutrition and early childhood development programme in the country....

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The African Development Bank launches a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The African Development Bank has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan that aims at raising investments towards reducing stunting by 40 per cent in African children aged under 5 by 2025. Africa loses USD 25 billion per year in costs attributed to child morbidity...

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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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