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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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New International Atomic Energy Agency inter-regional project, upcoming event and latest newsletter

  |   SUN UN Network

IAEA Inter-Regional Project 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' Throughout 2015, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is preparing a new inter-regional project on 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' covering Africa, Asia and Latin America. Stunting is caused...

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Accelerating collective efforts for children in Africa

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

On 16th June 2015, the International Day of the African Child was commemorated under the theme "Accelerating our collective efforts to end child marriage in Africa". Community leaders, traditional, religious leaders, girls affected by child marriage and key stakeholders came together to focus on the rights of...

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