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Ethiopia: 9.4 million people are ‘living their worst nightmare’ due to ongoing conflict

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

| First published by UN News on 26 November 2021 | The number of people in need of humanitarian food assistance across northern Ethiopia has spiked as a direct result of ongoing conflict, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), a key SUN Movement partner, said...

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From counting calories to calculating cost: How can USD 6 billion really help end world hunger?

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

| By David Laborde, Jaron Porciello and Carin Smaller. First published by ceres2030 on 25 November  2021 | When it comes to feeding the world, funders are hungry for solutions and eager for evidence that their money will make the most impact. The media spotlight recently shone on the issue...

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Madagascar: ‘World cannot look away’ as 1.3 million face severe hunger

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

First published by UN News on 18 November 2021 ________________________________________ The international community must step up support to Madagascar, where more than one million people in the south are facing severe hunger, the top UN aid official there said on Thursday in a renewed appeal for solidarity...

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WFP: Half of Afghanistan’s children under 5 expected to suffer from acute malnutrition as hunger takes root for millions

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

*Kabul – Wrapping up a two-day visit to Herat, UNICEF Representative in Afghanistan, Hervé Ludovic De Lys, and WFP Afghanistan Representative and Country Director, Mary-Ellen McGroarty, sounded the alarm on the dire state of malnutrition and food insecurity sweeping across the country. Without reliable access...

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Op-ed: Nutritionists and environmentalists must join hands to unlock the power of the plate

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat, SUN UN Network

© UNICEF/Antoine Raab Op-ed by Stineke Oenema, Executive Secretary of UN Nutrition, Gunhild Stordalen, Founder and Executive Chair of EAT and SUN Lead Group member and, Joao Campari, Global Leader, Food Practice at WWF *Originally published by Food Thank in September 2021. Headlines during the COVID-19 pandemic have...

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Children pushed into severe acute malnutrition could increase by more than double this year in Haiti

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Haiti: funding gap threatens the lives of nearly 86,000 children. The number of children under five suffering from severe acute malnutrition in Haiti could increase by more than double this year, warned UNICEF Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Jean Gough, who concluded a...

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Acute food insecurity on the rise as the Central African Republic reels from impacts of conflict and COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Nearly half of the population - 47 percent - suffers from high and surging acute food insecurity in the Central African Republic as the country reels from the impacts of ongoing conflict and COVID-19, and braces for another harsh May-August lean season, warn the Food and...

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