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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 will meet 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...

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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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Crop losses threaten food security of two million people in Central America

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) are concerned by the fact that the months of June and July saw “lower-than-average rainfall” and “drier-than-average conditions”, which affected the first and principal crop cycle in Central America, known as the primera. “Just when rural communities were...

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Guatemala seeks to implement the Grow Up Healthy nutrition and health project to combat chronic malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

The Government of Guatemala is seeking to implement a multi-annual programme entitled 'Grow Up Healthy', which aims to help combat chronic malnutrition in seven priority departments, an official source said today."This plan aims to improve selected practices, services and behaviours known to be key determinants...

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The SUN Movement conducts a study on the design of an effective multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder platform in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network

The secretary of the Food and Nutrition Security Secretariat (SESAN), Juan Carlos Carías, and technical under-secretary Maira Ruano met with Mar Maestre, a Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement consultant, who is visiting Guatemala to carry out a study on the design of an Effective Multi-sectoral...

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Advances in the strategy for the prevention of chronic malnutrition in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network

On 5 December, representatives of the member institutions of the Presidential Commission for the Reduction of Chronic Malnutrition met to evaluate actions undertaken in 2017 and to approve the timetable for implementation of the National Strategy for the Prevention of Chronic Malnutritionin the first semester...

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