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New report analyses comprehensive nutrition and WASH approaches to end malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 4 August 2016, WaterAid and SHARE launched the report ‘The missing ingredients’ to highlight the degree to which national nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plans and policies are coordinated and integrated to end malnutrition. Evidence shows that scaling up interventions that tackle the immediate causes of...

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The first Agriculture, Nutrition and Health Academy Week successfully brings together the research community in Ethiopia

  |   Uncategorized

From 20-24 June 2016, the first Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ANH Academy Week builds on Leverhulme Centre (LCIRAH) conferences previously held in London, CGIAR Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (A4NH) activities and Innovative Methods and...

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Rich experience sharing between Tajikistan and Nepal strengthens ties and knowledge

  |   SUN Country Network

On 9 May 2016, a delegation from Tajikistan were welcomed by colleagues in Nepal to embark on a six day "Tajikistan Study Tour". The tour allowed the Tajik delegation to receive practical knowledge about the activities underway in Nepal that are helping to direct the country's efforts...

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Uganda civil society engages stakeholders on revised national nutrition policy

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 16th March 2016, the Uganda Civil Society Coalition on Scaling up Nutrition (UCCOSUN) engaged civil society groups to contribute to the new draft National Nutrition Policy at Hotel Africana, Kampala-Uganda. The new policy is being developed to replace the Uganda Nutrition Action Plan 2011-2016. Among other...

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REACH support is pivotal to the development of the United Nations Agenda for the Reduction of Chronic Undernutrition (2015-2019) in Mozambique

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

22 March 2016 | As Mozambique's UN Network for SUN celebrates the successful completion of the United Nations Agenda for the Reduction of Chronic Undernutrition (2015-2019), other countries look to it as an example to emulate. Mozambique is the first country to undertake this UN Network...

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Workshop on strengthening capacity to mainstream nutrition in agriculture plans held in Ghana

  |   SUN Country Network

From 14 to 15 March 2016, the African Union Commission, the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency* and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), organised a workshop focused on strengthening capacity to mainstream nutrition in national agriculture and food security investment plans...

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Pakistan launches a provincial level SUN Secretariat in the Punjab Province

  |   SUN Country Network

On 18 January 2016, a provincial level SUN Movement Secretariat was launched in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. The event was organised by the Planning and Development Board with the support of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and Pakistan’s national SUN Movement Secretariat. Mr. Raja Ashfaq Sarwar,...

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Botswana’s Vice President declares nutrition a priority at a national conference

  |   SUN Country Network

From 24 to 26 November 2015, a nutrition advocacy conference titled “Nutrition partnerships and investments: an imperative towards sustainable development”, was held in Gaborone, Botswana, bringing together local, national and global partners to discuss multi-sectoral approaches to nutrition and the necessary investments needed from each...

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