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COVID-19: safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets – A policy brief by the Global Panel

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Donor Network

The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition launched of its latest policy brief, COVID-19: safeguarding food systems and promoting healthy diets.  The brief focuses on the profound impacts the pandemic has already had on food systems and people’s diets during 2020. It sets...

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Growing food to tackle coronavirus and child malnutrition in Malawi

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Written by Francis Thawani - Communications Officer, WFP Malawi WFP and Government are working to train mothers in agriculture as poor diets put the lives of 56,000 children at risk. “While my son, Chrispine, was being treated for malnutrition at the hospital, I received orange-fleshed potato vines which...

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Combatting the consequences of COVID-19 with fortified food staples

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

by Sri Kusyuniati, Country Director — Indonesia, Nutrition International Two hundred million people in Indonesia regularly begin their day by eating foods made with fortified wheat flour, getting their daily dose of vitamins and minerals through bread, noodles, or other standard fare. These nutrients are vital...

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World Food Safety Day: food safety is everyone’s responsibility and everyone’s business

  |   SUN UN Network

Joining forces, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) flagged that “food safety is a shared responsibility” with a role for everyone to play, from governments, industry and producers to business operators and consumers. The COVID-19 pandemic has also shined a spotlight on the importance...

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Global Nutrition Report 2020 calls to step up efforts to address malnutrition in all its forms.

  |   SUN Country Network

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten health and food systems around the world, the 2020 Global Nutrition Report calls on governments, businesses and civil society to step up efforts to address malnutrition in all its forms   The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness of food...

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ECLAC proposes a basic income to help most vulnerable population overcome the COVID19’s effects

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) presented a new report on the social challenges of the crisis stemming from COVID-19. In a context of low growth, a significant increase in poverty, extreme poverty and inequality is foreseen in Latin America and...

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