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Cash transfers, behavior change, and resilience in Niger’s Adaptive Social Safety Nets Program

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN in Practice

In 2016, the project added components to promote an adaptive social protection system in Niger. These include mechanisms to make social protection interventions more responsive to shocks and allow poor and vulnerable households to build their resilience. The goal of this newer program is to...

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School meals celebrated as an investment in Africa’s future

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

Every day, 370 million children around the world receive food at school provided by their governments. Governments invest in school meals because they are a powerful tool in efforts to end malnutrition, helping to ensure every child has access to education, health and nutrition. This...

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West African civil society make a collective call for nutrition action from Senegal workshop

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

From 28 February 2017, civil society nutrition champions from 12 SUN Countries came together for a four-day workshop in Dakar, Senegal, to strengthen advocacy capacities for scaling up nutrition. The SUN Civil Society Network Workshop was organized by Action Against Hunger and its partners -...

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The seventh issue of Nutrition Exchange is now available

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

Launched in January 2017, this seventh issue of Nutrition Exchange introduces an exciting new phase in the publication’s development where ENN will now be publishing NEX twice a year and will bring together experiences and learning from SUN Countries as well as other content. It...

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Compendium of case studies: Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In 2016, following the 2015 Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs in Moscow, Russia, the document Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition: Compendium of Case Studies, was shared on the SecureNutrition website. The compendium serves as a mile marker on progress to improve...

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Fighting malnutrition in Niger: Improving planning and budgeting to ensure an integrated approach

  |   Blogs

19 May 2016 | By Denis Kovalenko, Corporate Grant Manager, and Sylvia Szabo, Nutrition Policy and Advocacy Adviser. Poor infrastructure and lack of employment opportunities contribute to high malnutrition rates in Niger. The latest Human Development Report ranks Niger bottom out of 188 countries on the human development...

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Niger’s government commits that efforts will be accelerated across sectors to empower all women by 2030

  |   SUN Country Network

On 8 March 2016, the Government of Niger celebrated International Women's Day with an official ceremony at the Palais des Congrès in Niamey. Niger's Minister of Population, Promotion and Protection of Women, Ms. Kafa Rekiatou Christelle Jackou and United Nations Resident Coordinator, Mr. Fopde Ndiaye, attended the...

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