SUN Newsletter

News

Home / News

Building nutrition leadership skills in SUN countries

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement’s progress relies significantly on national government Focal Points for galvanising in-country stakeholders to come together, align contributions and implement multi-sector plans for improving nutrition. Focal Points are central to multistakeholder nutrition platforms: they are conveners, facilitators, coordinators, problem-solvers...

Read More

Beacons for exploring uncharted nutrition territory: together for nutrition short course

  |   SUN Business Network

By Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, GAIN and Myriam Sidibe, Senior fellow, Mossavar Rahmani Centre for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) co-led a 5 day Executive Short Course entitled “Together for Nutrition: Public-Private engagement to improve the consumption of nutritious...

Read More

Nutrition Forum in Mali ends with strong commitments to make nutrition a political and a financial priority

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

The second National Forum for Nutrition closed in Bamako, with the strongest commitment of the Republic of Mali and other stakeholders, to ensure nutrition is a political and financial priority – in response to a call to action by a range of world-renowned nutrition champions...

Read More

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...

Read More

Make nutrition a political and financial priority in Mali

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The second National Forum for Nutrition opened in Bamako, under the highest authorities of the Republic and in the presence of Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The Forum, to be held from 23 to 25 July, will...

Read More

Multi-sector convergence approach to reducing malnutrition in Lao PDR

  |   SUN Donor Network

High levels of childhood malnutrition present a staggering, yet avoidable, loss of human and economic potential for Lao PDR. Childhood stunting is associated with poor health, delayed child development, underperformance in school, and eventually reduced employment opportunities, and thus contributes to keeping communities in poverty....

Read More

Looking beyond hunger: thoughts on SOFI 2019 – by Gerda Verburg and Elwyn Grainger-Jones

  |   SUN UN Network

Blog written by Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary-General and SUN Movement Coordinator, and Elwyn Grainger-Jones, Executive Director, CGIAR System Organization. Originally published by the SDG2 Advocacy Hub This week, State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 charted just how off track we are to end hunger and meet global nutrition...

Read More

Technical Focal Point in Afghanistan: “SUN is an added value to achieve the Humanitarian Development Nexus”

  |   SUN Country Network

Dr. Shams – coordinating the technical secretariat for Afghanistan Food Security and Nutrition Agenda and technical Focal Point for the SUN Movement In your role, how do you contribute to bridging the Humanitarian Development gap? The starting point, for bridging the Humanitarian Development gap is the policy development...

Read More

Reducing stunting through multisectoral efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

All Hands on Deck Reducing Stunting through Multisectoral Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa A copublication of the Agence française de développement and the World Bank The report book lays the groundwork for more effective multisectoral action on reducing stunting by analyzing and generating empirical evidence useful for informing the...

Read More