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Philippines creates task force to address hunger

  |   SUN Country Network

The Inter-Agency Task Force on Zero Hunger will create a 'National Food Policy' that will outline the government's priorities and map efforts to achieve zero hunger. To free more Filipinos from hunger and achieve food security, President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency task force on...

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Integrating nutrition into provincial and local development plans in the Philippines

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition Intentional Nutrition International, through its Technical Assistance for Nutrition (NI TAN) project, supported a series of three to four-day provincial workshops benefiting 32 provinces of the Philippines, and targeting staff from municipalities and cities across multiple sectors. The province of Zamboanga del...

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SUN Civil Society Network Asia regional workshop in Cambodia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Story written by Jeremy Mair, Program Support Officer at Helen Keller International From September 18-25, representatives from thirteen SUN Civil Society Alliances (SUN CSAs) throughout Asia (from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, The Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Lao PDR, Nepal, Viet Nam and Papua New...

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Leveraging public-private partnerships to champion better nutrition in South Asia

  |   SUN Business Network

  * Originally published by the SUN Business Network More than 120 government officials, civil society organisations, private sector members and international donors from across South Asia gathered on 17-18th June 2019 at a regional roundtable hosted by SAFANSI, the World Bank’s South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative. SAFANSI...

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Let’s celebrate our progress and set new priorities with the 2019 SUN Joint-Assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Celebrating #30DaysofSUN and the launch of the new online Joint-Assessment tool! On 1 May, the Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) Movement will launch the 2019 Joint-Assessment (JAA). Each year, the JAA is an exciting moment for the Movement, as it brings together in-country partners and stakeholders to...

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UN agencies raise alarm over weakened fight against hunger and malnutrition in Asia and the Pacific

  |   SUN UN Network

Four specialized agencies of the United Nations today warned of a colossal human loss to Asia and the Pacific and its economies if countries in the region do not recommit themselves to ending all forms of malnutrition and achieving zero hunger by 2030. The warning came...

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The ascent of local governments in nutrition in The Philippines

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

Originally published by Nutrition International Improving nutrition for an entire country’s population requires dedicated local leadership, of which the Philippines’ Local Government Units (LGUs ― provinces, cities and barangays) have plenty to offer. Since the launch of the Philippines Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-22 (PPAN) in May 2017,...

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