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Ghana’s first lady joins network of African Leaders for Nutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The African Leaders for Nutrition initiative welcomes Ghana’s first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo as a Nutrition Champion, acknowledging her work and commitment to sound nutrition and the wellbeing of mothers and infants. The ALN initiative is a platform for high-level advocacy and engagement to advance nutrition in...

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Approach to assess the level of integration of nutrition into agricultural development plans in Sub-Saharan Africa

  |   SUN in Practice, The Contribution of Agriculture and Social Protection to Improving Nutrition

  Approach to assess the level of integration of nutrition into agricultural development plans in Sub-Saharan Africa: the case of National Agricultural Investment Plans (NAIPs) By Richemont SEKI* and Mohamed AG BENDECH** Context and Purpose Sub-Saharan Africa is confronted to a triple burden of malnutrition, with under nutrition coexisting with...

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Lesotho’s King Letsie III reaffirms African Leaders for Nutrition Champion role

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho made a commitment to mobilize and engage with African Heads of State and Finance Ministers to rally behind the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative in the upcoming African Union Summit in January 2019. The announcement follows...

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Tisu Zimpita, SUN Nutrition Champion: “To boost global nutrition, give local advocates more tools”

  |   Blogs

Article written by Andrew Green, originally published in Malnutrition Deeply  Tisungeni Zimpita led one of the first national-level efforts to coordinate organizations to focus on nutrition, which led her to be named a Scaling Up Nutrition Champion. She shares some of the lessons from her work.   TISUNGENI ZIMPITA, An award-winning...

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King Letsie III of Lesotho: ‘Multi-stakeholder collaboration critical to ending malnutrition’

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Special Ambassador for Nutrition for the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho, has said collaboration among various stakeholders on nutrition is critical to ending malnutrition in a country. King Letsie III said this at the...

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Prof. Geeta Bhakta Joshi: “Good nutrition during the first 1000 days is the wisest investment during the whole life of a human being”

  |   Blogs

A blog by Prof. Dr. Geeta Bhakta Joshi* — SUN Movement Nutrition Champion 2017 What first inspired you to champion nutrition and where do you continue to draw your inspiration from? Even though Nepal has made significant progress in reducing stunting in children under 5 years, from 57 per...

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2017 Nutrition Champion blogs

  |   Blogs

Each SUN Movement Nutrition Champion contributes to an increasingly global group of nutrition champions who are galvanizing political attention toward improving nutrition. As champions from all different levels, their advocacy not only benefits their own nations, but their efforts have inspired other countries that are...

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