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Rich experience sharing between Tajikistan and Nepal strengthens ties and knowledge

  |   SUN Country Network

On 9 May 2016, a delegation from Tajikistan were welcomed by colleagues in Nepal to embark on a six day "Tajikistan Study Tour". The tour allowed the Tajik delegation to receive practical knowledge about the activities underway in Nepal that are helping to direct the country's efforts...

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Asian countries define path towards unlocking public finance for nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 25 to 27 April 2016, government, civil society and development partner representatives from 18 countries across Asia came together in Bangkok to set a course for mobilising the estimated additional $7 billion needed globally, each year over the next decade - to help tackle...

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Financial Tracking Q&A with Madhu Marasini, SUN Government Focal Point of Nepal

  |   Blogs

Madhu Kumar Marasini, Joint Secretary of the National Planning Commission Secretariat, became the SUN Government Focal Point in Nepal in February 2016. As a Joint Secretary, Mr Marasini currently heads the Social Development Division at the National Planning Commission Secretariat (NPCS) and is leading the...

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The civil society alliance in Nepal organises a photo exhibition and holds a program to tackle junk food

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

Throughout February and March, the Civil Society Alliance for Nutrition, Nepal (CSANN) was active in organising events around the country. Two major events include an interactive panel with parliamentarians for a political manifesto and another discussion on achievements to date of the National Multi-sector Nutrition...

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Civil society brings parliamentarians together in Nepal to accelerate efforts for better nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 20 March 2016, Civil Society Alliance for Nutrition, Nepal (CSANN) organized an interaction meeting with parliamentarians to address nutrition issues with priority. In total, 40 parliamentarians attended the event where the CSANN Chair presented the importance of nutrition and focused on the nutrition issues addressed in...

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Civil society fosters an interactive discussion about Nepal’s National Nutrition Plan

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 15 March 2016, Civil Society Alliance for Nutrition, Nepal (CSANN) held an event in Lalitpur to facilitate an interactive discussion about achievements made to date towards the National Multi-sector Nutrition Plan (2013-2017) and to pave a way forward. Over 150 people from multiple stakeholder...

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Civil society in Nepal profile the importance of scaling up nutrition with a new video

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

In January 2016, the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance in Nepal (CSANN) released a video documentary to advocate for continued efforts in the fight against malnutrition in Nepal. The film features interviews with various government officials who share that nutrition is being prioritised in...

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Welcome to Nepal’s new SUN Government Focal Point

  |   SUN Country Network

In February 2016, Madhu Kumar Marasini, Joint Secretary of the National Planning Commission Secretariat, became the SUN Government Focal Point in Nepal. As a Joint Secretary, Mr Marasini currently heads the Social Development Division at the National Planning Commission Secretariat (NPCS) and is leading the...

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IFPRI publishes a discussion paper on stories of change in nutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

In December 2015, Transform Nutrition research consortium published a discussion paper which draws on inputs to, and discussions at, a ‘Stories of Change in nutrition’ methods development workshop held in January 2015. The paper recognises that examining various methods and tools together allows for a holistic consideration of the processes...

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