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Zambia Civil Society calls for more nutrition funding at parliament

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 14 October 2015, the Zambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance spoke before the Expanded Committee on Estimates of Revenues and Expenditures at parliament to share an analysis of the 2015 national budget from a nutrition perspective.  The Alliance Country Coordinator William Chilufya shared...

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Over 50 organisations have signed the Call to Action to end malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

In September 2015, on the occasion of the 70th United Nations General Assembly, the International Coalition of Advocacy on Nutrition (ICAN) launched a Call to Action on Malnutrition. The Call to Action encourages global leaders to make new investments in nutrition at the 2016 Nutrition for Growth...

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WFP and UNICEF jointly support South Sudan to scale up nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Launch of the UNICEF/WFP Joint Nutrition Response Plan for South Sudan in Aweil, Northern Bahr el Ghazal State. Pictured, the official launch in Freedom Square. © UNICEF / McIlwaine On 9 September 2015, the South Sudan Ministry of Health supported the launch of a World Food...

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Event in New Dehli reviews the role of evolving partnerships for nutrition security

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

On 25 August 2015, an event titled “Swasth Bharat Sashakt Bharat - Business Models for Securing Nutritional Outcomes”, was held in New Dehli, India. The event was organised by the CII Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence (FACE) in partnership with the Global Alliance for...

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New International Atomic Energy Agency inter-regional project, upcoming event and latest newsletter

  |   SUN UN Network

IAEA Inter-Regional Project 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' Throughout 2015, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is preparing a new inter-regional project on 'Contributing to the evidence base to improve stunting reduction programmes' covering Africa, Asia and Latin America. Stunting is caused...

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Graça Machel joins civil society in Malawi for a nutrition champion building workshop

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 20 August 2015, Graça Machel, an international advocate for women's and children's rights, Founder and Chair of the Graca Machel Trust and South Africa’s former first lady, made a two day visit to accelerate efforts to improve nutrition in Malawi. Her visit was to inspire...

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A new AidData paper and podcast explains the complex nature of nutrition aid tracking

  |   Uncategorized

On 6 August 2015, AidData shared a podcast about tracking nutrition aid and how the same method could be applied to womens empowerment. The 13 minute podcast was the sixth episode of a “Deeper than data” summer podcast series by AidData. AidData is a research and innovation...

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United Nations Foundation webinar shares stories from the private sector about breastfeeding support

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN UN Network

On 6 August 2015, as part of World Breastfeeding Week, the Untied Nations Foundation hosted a webinar in collaboration with experts from the private sector and the global development community, focused on Supporting Innovations that Enable Working Women to Breastfeed. Speakers from Royal Philips, MDG Health Alliance,...

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Zambia’s Vice President calls for better nutrition, innovative ideas, and support for breastfeeding mothers

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

On 7 August 2015, the Zambia Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance met with Vice-President Inonge Wina to discuss the importance of nutrition to every Zambian child. She recognised that nutrition is of great importance to the country due to the impact stunting can have...

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