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Small-scale farmers of Haiti to receive help for food production and COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Government of Haiti and the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) signed a financing agreement for a project that will help Haitian farmers recover from the impact of Covid-19 and increase staple food production. The project will kickstart rapid recovery...

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African Development Bank, IFAD and partners redouble efforts to stop hunger in Africa and strengthen food security

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The African Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in partnership with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) and the CGIAR System Organization, today pledged to work closely with African leaders to address rising hunger on the continent and shore...

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The UN FSS opened the floor: more than 1,200 ideas and propositions to transform food systems

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

UN Food Systems Summit opened the floor to governments, farmers, youth, women and indigenous groups, scientists and civil society to uncover innovations to transform food systems. The UN Food Systems Summit has surfaced more than 1,200 ideas and propositions to transform food systems in just six...

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New handbook provides parliamentarians practical guidance on transforming food systems and improving nutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Aimed at providing lawmakers with practical guidance on legislative processes that prioritize nutrition, the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today published a new Handbook for Parliamentarians, titled Food Systems and Nutrition. The online handbook was...

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Viet Nam’s national nutrition strategy for 2021-2030: More equitable, resilient, and sustainable food and health systems

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

*A blog by Phuong Huynh, the National Institute of Nutrition, and Linh Phan, Alive & Thrive/SUN Civil Society Alliance Viet Nam Viet Nam is at the vanguard of baby and infant development among Southeast Asian countries. Results from a recent national nutrition survey show that Viet...

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Improve nutrition in the Central Sahel by strengthening local food systems

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) announced that they are partnering in an 18-month project to improve the production, availability and consumption of nutritious foods to prevent malnutrition among women and children in Africa’s Central Sahel region comprising Burkina...

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Tackling malnutrition for a better Bangladesh with the support of the SBN

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Since joining the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement in 2012, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has been resolutely committed to addressing the nutritional needs of their population. Now, with 137 private sector members and a dynamic, enthusiastic team...

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Approved the first law on climate change and food security for Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Board of Directors of the Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (PARLATINO) unanimously approved the first Model Law on Climate Change and Food and Nutrition Security (SAN). It is an instrument that establishes a legal framework of reference to inspire national laws, which will allow each...

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