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Germany donates €24M to Yemen for nutrition, safety nets and girls education

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

In December, the German government announced the donation of €24 million (US$30 million) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Yemen to support nutrition, protective safety nets and girls’ education. This donation forms part of a two-year Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation which supports a...

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COP1 Conference Call | Country examples are shared from Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania and Côte d’Ivoire

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On the 24th October 2014, the second conference call to develop the Community of Practice on planning, costing, implementing and financing multi-sectoral actions for improved nutrition was held. Twenty-five participants from SUN Networks and technical agencies participated in the call as a follow-up from the...

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Mozambique President and SUN Lead Group Member Visits FAO

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

On the 4th December 2014, The President of Mozambique, Armando Guebuza, visited the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for a meeting to discuss solutions to the food security and nutrition challenges facing Mozambique today. He met with FAO Director-General, Jose Graziano da Silva at FAO's...

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Bangladesh loan for $1.1 billion is approved by the World Bank

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 16th December 2014, the office of the World Bank Executive Board approved a loan amounting to $1.1 billion for three projects in Bangladesh. The fund has the potential to benefit almost 36m people by improving the quality of primary education, building coastal communities’ resilience to natural...

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FAO awards countries for making great strides in combating undernourishment

  |   SUN UN Network

On 30th November 2014, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) Director General, José Graziano da Silva honored the achievements of thirteen countries for their progress in fighting hunger. SUN countries Cameroon, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Mauritania and the Philippines were among those awarded with diplomas at FAO...

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