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A Columbia University study highlights the potential contribution of agriculture and public health on children’s nutritional status

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

Columbia University completed the study ‘Simulating Potential of Nutrition-Sensitive Investments’ in January 2014. The study was developed at the request of the SUN Movement Secretariat and is co-authored by SUN Movement Secretariat Senior Analyst and Policy Advisor, Patrizia Fracassi. This study highlights the effect of macro-economic issues...

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Multiple stakeholders prioritise nutrition sensitive programs with a workshop in Kenya

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 14 May 2014, Kenya’s Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement networks raised awareness around the importance of nutrition sensitive programs during the Action Against Hunger (ACF) ‘Nutrition Sensitive Programmes Workshop’ held in Nairobi, Kenya. This event brought together 58 participants from across the SUN Movement networks at national...

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The UNSCN shares findings from a 2013 review of country level programming in nutrition sensitive agriculture

  |   SUN UN Network

The importance of the agriculture sector for nutrition has become increasingly apparent and many partner agencies and organizations have embarked on programmes to make agriculture more nutrition sensitive.  In March 2014, the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) launched a report to share the...

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