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National Council on Nutrition approves a five-year nutrition action plan for Nigeria

  |   SUN Country Network

The National Council on Nutrition, at a virtual meeting anchored at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, approved a five-year nutrition action plan to guide the implementation of interventions and programmes against hunger and malnutrition across all sectors in Nigeria. If effectively implemented, the action plan, titled the...

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Children to suffer from acute malnutrition in the DRC, Nigeria, the Central Sahel, South Sudan and Yemen in 2021 

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

UNICEF is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of 10.4 million children projected to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2021 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), northeast Nigeria, the Central Sahel, South Sudan and Yemen. These are all countries or regions experiencing...

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Empowering sub-national government with the capacity to track nutrition actions in Ethiopia

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Since 2017, Nutrition International has supported the Government of Ethiopia build its capacity to implement the Seqota Declaration. The approach taken by NTEAM's TAN project has privileged empowerment and sustainability, strengthening capabilities at the Federal Program Delivery Unit and throughout...

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Nigeria National Nutrition Week highlights the need for nutrition in COVID-19 response

  |   SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Nigeria observed National Nutrition Week, an annual event to rally efforts to address the burden of malnutrition in the country. This year’s theme, “Nutrition: The Bedrock for Economic Development,” underscored the critical role of nutrition in development plans and COVID-19 recovery efforts. The...

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Official launch of the Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition in Burundi

  |   SUN Country Network

The Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister's Office, Déo Bède Mpfubusa, officially launched the 2nd generation Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition (PSMASAN II) on behalf of the Prime Minister. This official launch of the PSMASAN II 2019-2023 was coupled with the mobilization...

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First meeting of the food safety and nutrition parliamentary group of Afghanistan

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network

The meeting, organized by the Secretariat of AFSeN-A, was attended by several MPs and representatives of agencies and international donors. Dr. Abdul Karim Tutakhel, Deputy Director for Coordination of State Affairs, led the Parliamentary Group on Food Security and Nutrition under the Administrative Office of...

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