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The African Development Bank launches a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

The African Development Bank has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan that aims at raising investments towards reducing stunting by 40 per cent in African children aged under 5 by 2025. Africa loses USD 25 billion per year in costs attributed to child morbidity...

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Nutrition Africa Investor Forum to help raise finance for high-impact nutrition businesses in the continent

  |   SUN Business Network

Over 200 delegates, including dealmakers, entrepreneurs and investors met at the Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (NAIF) on October 16-17 – World Food Day — in Nairobi, Kenya, to explore partnerships, access business finance and enter new markets. Over these two days, selected Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)...

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Tanzania makes great strides to tackle hunger and undernutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

Africa continues to face significant challenges in its fight against hunger and undernutrition, but several governments have increased their commitments in the fight against hunger and undernutrition. The Global Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI-Global) and HANCI-Africa show that the Tanzanian and Sudanese Governments are putting in place important...

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Sudan urges for more investment in nutrition with a new investment case to save lives and drive economic growth

  |   SUN Country Network

On 10 August 2016, the Sudanese Ministry of Health, the Ministry of International Coorperation, UNICEF and WFP launched the Nutrition Investment Case for Sudan in the capital, Khartoum. It highlights that investing in nutrition provides opportunities to contribute to saving children’s lives, prevent disabilities...

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