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Millions of refugees across Africa face even greater food insecurity amid COVID-19 crisis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The alert from the World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN refugee agency (UNHCR), coincides with ongoing conflict and disasters on the continent, and severe underfunding for their work. “While the situation continues to deteriorate for everyone, the disaster is magnified for refugees who have absolutely...

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Food insecurity in West Africa could leave 43 million at risk as coronavirus hits

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Well over 40 million people across West Africa face desperate food shortages in coming months, with COVID-19 restrictions a new factor adding to people’s vulnerability according to the World Food Programme (WFP). Appealing for continued support from the international community for the agency’s global aid effort, WFP spokesperson...

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Nutrition business monitor: a new self assessment tool for SMEs

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

This article was originally published by the Access to Nutrition Initiative Together with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), the SUN Business Network has started to develop a voluntary self-assessment tool for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to review where they stand in...

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Maternity entitlements in Nigeria: policies and practices

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Despite globally accepted knowledge on the benefits of breastfeeding and the contribution of maternity entitlements to increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding, there has been little research on how maternity or paternity leave is practiced in Nigeria, the labour force’s level of compliance, or the government’s...

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Reducing stunting through multisectoral efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

All Hands on Deck Reducing Stunting through Multisectoral Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa A copublication of the Agence française de développement and the World Bank The report book lays the groundwork for more effective multisectoral action on reducing stunting by analyzing and generating empirical evidence useful for informing the...

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SUN Business Nutrition Champion and SUN Pitch Competition winner receives business training

  |   SUN Business Network

Originally published by the SUN Business Network Ope Olanrewaju, founder of Kennie-O Cold Chain Logistics, was crowned the SUN Business Network (SBN) Nutrition Champion and winner of the first ever Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Pitch Competition in October 2018, at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum The competition showcased investment opportunities...

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