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Gerda Verburg: “Investing in nutrition means investing in human capital”

  |   SUN Country Network

26th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government “The effects of climate change on food and nutrition security, malnutrition, poverty and economics in Guatemala” During the 26th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government in the city of Antigua Guatemala, a forum entitled "The effects...

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Approved the first law on climate change and food security for Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Board of Directors of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) unanimously approved the first Model Law on Climate Change and Food and Nutrition Security (SAN). It is an instrument that establishes a legal framework of reference to inspire national laws, which will allow each...

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Learning exchange brought together leaders of the SUN Movement of Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Civil Society Network The First learning exchange “Listening to the Voice of Civil Society in Latin America and the Caribbean”, of the civil society alliances that are part of the SUN Movement, held in December 2020 and January 2021, allowed...

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Inequality in the geographical distribution of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

A new United Nations report shows the territorial inequality of malnutrition in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The Regional Overview of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 (Panorama 2020) analyzes child overweight and stunting in the countries...

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Conducting a nutrition stakeholder and action mapping in Peru with the support of the UN Network

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

* Originally published by the UN Network Peru is the first country in Latin America to conduct a Nutrition Stakeholder and Action Mapping exercise, one of the UNN analytics designed to guide countries in strengthening nutrition multi-sectorality and scale-up. The tool gives stakeholders a comprehensive picture of who...

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Youth organisations use online tools for monitoring nutrition budgets in Peru

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

While many actors recognize the importance of listening to a wide range of voices, young people often are left out at the decision-making table, especially when it comes to budgetary issues. The Initiative Against Child Malnutrition (IDI) in Peru is already changing that by training...

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Pro Mujer, working with allies to tackle COVID-19 in Latin America

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Deliver for Good Globally, the Covid-19 pandemic has put humanity to the test. It is exposing and deepening existing inequalities, particularly among underserved populations, including the women that Pro Mujer serves across Latin America. Over its 30-year history, Pro Mujer has become...

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FAO and PARLATINO working together to promote responsible investment in agriculture and food production in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Agricultural, Livestock and Fisheries Commission of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have jointly agreed to increase responsible investment in agriculture and food systems with the aim of mitigating the effects of...

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Building back better requires transforming the development model of Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Message by the United Nations' Secretary-General, António Guterres, for the launch of policy brief on the impact of COVID-19 on Latin America and the Caribbean. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the world, Latin America and the Caribbean have become a hotspot of the pandemic. In a...

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Millions at risk of severe food insecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean due to COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean could potentially leave around 14 million* vulnerable people in severe food insecurity this year, warranting urgent attention to save lives, according to projections by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). “It is...

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