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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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Human Capital Summit shines a spotlight on the need for investment in the early years

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 6 October 2016, the World Bank Group convened a groundbreaking Human Capital Summit on the opening day of their Annual Meetings, to make the economic case for investing in the early years of children to drive future growth and development. Ministers from nine countries...

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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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Experiences and ideas for better nutrition advocacy shared at recent civil society workshop in Senegal

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 26 January 2016, Senegal's civil society alliance held an advocacy workshop to foster learning and sharing about advocacy efforts between member organisations. Seydou Ndiaye, National Coordinator of the Platform, chaired the meeting with support from Malick Ndom of OXFAM. Over thirty participants attended the workshop, coming...

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Scaling up nutrition a key commitment at the African Agricultural Transformation conference

  |   SUN Country Network

On 21 October 2015, a High-Level Conference for an African Agricultural Transformation Agenda was held in Dakar, Senegal by the African Development Bank (AfDB). The event brought together Ministers beyond the agriculture sector including Finance, Economy and Rural Development and involved business leaders, civil society and...

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