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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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Helping rural indigenous communities tackle malnutrition in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Guatemala is one of the countries of the Dry Corridor, a 1,600-kilometre arid stripe of land running along Central America’s Pacific Coast, from Southern Mexico to Costa Rica. For more than 10 million people living in these harsh lands, hunger, poverty and malnutrition are an...

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Inequality in the geographical distribution of malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

A new United Nations report shows the territorial inequality of malnutrition in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean. The Regional Overview of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean 2020 (Panorama 2020) analyzes child overweight and stunting in the countries...

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Tackling severe hunger in Haiti with the support of the European Union

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Haiti welcomes a contribution of €2 million from the European Union (EU) that will provide emergency cash assistance to 27,000 severely food insecure people over four months and support the coordination of humanitarian actors on food security...

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