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“There is a strong interest to set up a functional Multi-Sectoral Platform in Lesotho to fight against malnutrition”

  |   SUN Country Network

Interview of Mr Tiisetso Elias SUN Focal Point in Lesotho Can you tell us a bit about the nutrition situation in Lesotho? What are the key underlying causes? Tiisetso Elias: Lesotho is facing a problem of malnutrition that is often referred to as ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition. The...

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Tanzania selects nutrition sensitive SMEs through the 2019 Lishe Accelerator

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network The Lishe Accelerator, launched in 2018, is a programme aimed at accelerating Tanzania’s nutrition sensitive SMEs through business development and investor readiness training. The second edition of the competition, organised by the SUN Business Network Tanzania, GAIN and Sahara Ventures ran from September...

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Philippines creates task force to address hunger

  |   SUN Country Network

The Inter-Agency Task Force on Zero Hunger will create a 'National Food Policy' that will outline the government's priorities and map efforts to achieve zero hunger. To free more Filipinos from hunger and achieve food security, President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency task force on...

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Scaling up nutrition in the face of a changing climate: SUN Movement at COP 25

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

For the first time ever, the SUN Movement attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change #COP25 which took place in Madrid, Spain. The conference was designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Through a variety of engagements the SUN...

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Productive diversification of African agriculture and effects on nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by the World Bank The "triple burden" of malnutrition is a public health challenge throughout sub-Saharan Africa, where high levels of undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies in rural areas occur alongside increased overnutrition and obesity in cities. Climate change is a major driver of...

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Nutrition business monitor: a new self assessment tool for SMEs

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

This article was originally published by the Access to Nutrition Initiative Together with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), the SUN Business Network has started to develop a voluntary self-assessment tool for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to review where they stand in...

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