SUN Newsletter

Investments

Home / News / Tag "Investments"

Non-communicable disease programme directors and managers convene at the first WHO global meeting in Geneva

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From Monday 15 to Wednesday 17 February 2016, the First World Health Organization (WHO) Global Meeting of National Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Programme Directors and Managers was convened in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting provided a key opportunity for national NCD programme directors and managers to exchange local...

Read More

Pakistan launches a provincial level SUN Secretariat in the Punjab Province

  |   SUN Country Network

On 18 January 2016, a provincial level SUN Movement Secretariat was launched in the Punjab Province of Pakistan. The event was organised by the Planning and Development Board with the support of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and Pakistan’s national SUN Movement Secretariat. Mr. Raja Ashfaq Sarwar,...

Read More

The Minister of Health launches Niger’s first Multi-sectoral Nutrition Strategy

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

On 15 January 2016, the Government of Niger launched its first multi-sectoral nutrition security strategy titled “Politique national multisectorielle de sécurité nutritionnelle” (PNSN), focused on the engagement of various stakeholder groups in the fight against malnutrition. The launch concludes over six months of development, including...

Read More

Civil Society proposes agriculture policy reform to curb malnutrition in Zambia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

On 13 January 2016, Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (CSO-SUN) in collaboration with the Center for Trade, Policy and Development (CTPD) made a joint submission to the Zambia Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture to reform the Farmer Input Support Programme (FISP). The submission called...

Read More

Boosting nutrition boosts the economy says African Development Bank President at a High-Level Roundtable in Ghana

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 18 November 2015, African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina, joined a “High-Level Roundtable on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition” to share the AfDB’s perspective on agriculture and nutrition. In delivering the keynote address, he shared the ways in which malnutrition can be...

Read More