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Ethiopia: 9.4 million people are ‘living their worst nightmare’ due to ongoing conflict

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

| First published by UN News on 26 November 2021 | The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has spiked as a direct result of ongoing conflict, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a key SUN Movement partner, said...

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Call for nominations: Executive Committee alternates

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN Secretariat

Guided by its Strategy for 2021-2025, the SUN Movement entered its third phase this year. Ensuring that global governance mechanisms promote country leadership and enable active participation from all parts of the Movement lies at the heart of effectively implementing this phase of the Movement. The...

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The SUN Movement celebrates 2021 World Breastfeeding Week

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Monthly Newsletter, SUN UN Network

Each year, from 1-7 August, countries, organisations and nutrition champions celebrate World Breastfeeding Week all over the world. In 2021, under its theme ‘Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility’, this week served as an important a time to revisit the commitments made at the start of...

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The African Development Fund supporting Ethiopia to boost nutrition and end child stunting

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a grant of USD31.2 million to the Government of Ethiopia to increase access to multi-sectoral nutritional services for children under-five years, by boosting access to services for improved health, a more diverse and nutritious food, ...

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Putting the Seqota Declaration into action: Fostering gender equality in nutrition at the district level in Ethiopia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Ethiopia, an exemplar in stunting reduction,[1] joined the SUN Movement in 2012 and announced the Seqota Declaration in 2015, which is a high-level commitment to end childhood stunting and undernutrition by 2030. Nutrition International, a key SUN Movement partner, has worked to foster gender equality...

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Girls advocating for girls’ nutrition in Ethiopia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

Better Nutrition = Greater Equality & more Equality = Better Nutrition Nutrition and gender are intimately interconnected. Women and girls make up 60% of all undernourished people globally. Poor nutrition compounds existing barriers and presents new hurdles for women and girls as they look to realise...

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SUN Business Network B2B support: leveraging expertise for enhanced nutrition

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Local SMEs are well-positioned to address the nutritional needs of their communities, provide affordable foods and access non-traditional sales channels. Linking these enterprises with larger corporations provides an opportunity to enhance products and business practices with support from...

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Empowering sub-national government with the capacity to track nutrition actions in Ethiopia

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Since 2017, Nutrition International has supported the Government of Ethiopia build its capacity to implement the Seqota Declaration. The approach taken by NTEAM's TAN project has privileged empowerment and sustainability, strengthening capabilities at the Federal Program Delivery Unit and throughout...

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Technical assistance in Ethiopia showcases how improvements in nutrition data can improve decision-making

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Nutrition International’s Nutrition Technical Assistance Mechanism (NTEAM) provides technical assistance (TA) to 20 countries that have signed up to the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, with UK aid from the UK government through the TAN project. In 2020, NTEAM conducted progress...

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