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Nutrition and women’s empowerment – a foundation for development in Sri Lanka

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka embarked on a new joint project today to improve women’s nutrition and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in Sri Lanka by providing critical information and services on...

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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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Putting the lens on the consumer in nutrition-sensitive agriculture and Food Systems in South Asia

  |   SUN Business Network

On June 25-26, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, more than 160 government representatives, civil society organizations, private sector members, international donors, practitioners, and stakeholders from around South Asia convened at a regional roundtable sponsored by the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI). The event...

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Asian countries define path towards unlocking public finance for nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 25 to 27 April 2016, government, civil society and development partner representatives from 18 countries across Asia came together in Bangkok to set a course for mobilising the estimated additional $7 billion needed globally, each year over the next decade - to help tackle...

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