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More than USD 27 billion committed to fight malnutrition at nutrition summit

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

| Official press release first published on 8 December 2021 | Tokyo, 8 December 2021 – Governments and donors have pledged more than USD 27 billion at the Tokyo Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit, held 7-8 December, to address the global malnutrition and hunger crisis. Represented by five...

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Sri Lanka: Government of Australia and FAO partner to improve the nutrition of families affected by COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

| First published by Ada Derana on 1 December 2021 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with support from the Government of Australia is providing vegetable seed packs to around 46,000 vulnerable families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka....

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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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Landmark contribution from public and private donors to kickstart GFF’s campaign to tackle COVID-19’s secondary health crisis

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Landmark contribution from public and private donors comes as the governments of Canada and Senegal, along with the World Bank, announce co-hosting role to “reclaim the gains” and mitigate the pandemic’s devastating impacts Public and private donors committed more than USD 200 million to the Global...

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Boosting productivity, improving food security and building resilience of small-scale farmers in Tanzania

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

A USD77.4 million project signed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania will bring much needed help to 260,000 rural households facing the impacts of climate change. The Agriculture and Fisheries Development Programme (AFDP) will...

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Improving awareness and understanding of the current nutrition financing through a community of practice

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The SUN Movement is entering a new phase and the Nutrition Financing Community of Practice (CoP) is well positioned to keep improving awareness and understanding of the current nutrition financing and how SUN countries can improve access to innovative financing mechanisms and better track resources. Building...

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Nigeria National Nutrition Week highlights the need for nutrition in COVID-19 response

  |   SUN Country Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Nigeria observed National Nutrition Week, an annual event to rally efforts to address the burden of malnutrition in the country. This year’s theme, “Nutrition: The Bedrock for Economic Development,” underscored the critical role of nutrition in development plans and COVID-19 recovery efforts. The...

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Nutrition-sensitive investments in agriculture and food systems – Budget analysis guidance note

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Food systems provide for all people’s nutritional needs, while at the same time contributing to sustainable growth. However, the prevalence of child undernutrition remains unacceptably high and is compounded by rising levels of obesity and diet-related chronic diseases. Investments in nutrition-sensitive agriculture and food systems...

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