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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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Chef and Campaigner Jamie Oliver joins Ministers of Health at the 69th World Health Assembly to talk about nutrition globally

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 23 May 2016, in the side lines of the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly, Ministers of Health were joined by nutrition champions in Geneva to talk about the status of nutrition globally. The event, titled "Accelerating National Progress on Tackling child Obesity and Child Undernutrition in...

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A regional parliamentary seminar is held in Namibia on the effects of malnutrition on economic development

  |   Uncategorized

From 28 to 29 September 2015, the Parliament of Namibia hosted a regional seminar on Promoting child nutrition in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. The event was organised by the Inter-Parliamentary Union and UNICEF in Windhoek, Namibia, to enhance the understanding of parliamentarians and parliamentary...

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Workshop in Kenya builds the knowledge base for effective engagement to Scale Up Nutrition

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

From 10th to 12th June 2015, the SUN Movement Secretariat partnered with UNICEF and the SUN Business Network for a three day Scaling Up Nutrition event in Nairobi, Kenya. The first day was a workshop led by the SUN Business Network on ‘Understanding the Role of...

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Namibia develops videos with UNICEF to communicate the link between WASH and nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

At the end of 2013, two sets of media products were developed by the Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation Coordination (DWSSC) from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) in partnership with UNICEF Namibia. The project was funded by the European Union through a grant...

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