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“There is a strong interest to set up a functional Multi-Sectoral Platform in Lesotho to fight against malnutrition”

  |   SUN Country Network

Interview of Mr Tiisetso Elias SUN Focal Point in Lesotho Can you tell us a bit about the nutrition situation in Lesotho? What are the key underlying causes? Tiisetso Elias: Lesotho is facing a problem of malnutrition that is often referred to as ‘triple burden’ of malnutrition. The...

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Private sector consultation forum on the establishment of a nutritional centre of excellence in Somalia

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

SUN Movement team in Somalia organised a successful and inclusive consultation forum with Private Sector stakeholders drawn from Academia (comprising Somali National University and private Universities) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Somalia on Establishment of a Nutritional Centre of Excellence (CoE) using a participatory model. The forum provided a platform for gathering diverse stakeholder views and opinions on establishment of the center that will adequately play a strategic role in addressing nutritional-related needs and priorities in Somalia in line with the Global and Somalia SUN Movement Road Maps. The forum focused on defining the vision, purpose and strategy...

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Nepal Zero Hunger, a strategic review of food security and nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

For Nepal, ending hunger and improving nutrition for all its citizens will be a significant task, but one that is within its grasp. The country has already made great strides in reducing undernourishment and stunting. However, the prevalence of both are still high and challenges...

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Lao PDR tests proven approach to tackle malnutrition with support from the World Bank

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Lao PDR will test a new cross-cutting and evidence-based approach to reducing stunting in four northern provinces, with support from the World Bank. Representatives from the Ministries of Planning and Investment, Agriculture, Public Works and Transport, and Health, together with the World Bank, met today...

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Mapping exercise fuels multi-sectoral action to account for nutrition results in Mali

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

* Interview originally published by the UN Network for SUN  Mali continues to face high levels of malnutrition driven by multiple factors that are exacerbated by the effects of climate change and conflict. Child wasting is estimated at a whopping 10.7 per cent (SMART 2017) although national...

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Lesotho bridging the gap for better nutrition capacity

  |   SUN UN Network

* Story originally published by the UN Network for the SUN Movement Lesotho is making great improvements in child nutrition outcomes. Between 2004 - 2014, stunting among children under 5 years old has steadily decreased. Despite this, stunting remains high at 33.2 per cent, micronutrient deficiencies...

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The SUN Movement conducts a study on the design of an effective multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder platform in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network

The secretary of the Food and Nutrition Security Secretariat (SESAN), Juan Carlos Carías, and technical under-secretary Maira Ruano met with Mar Maestre, a Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement consultant, who is visiting Guatemala to carry out a study on the design of an Effective Multi-sectoral...

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Improving diets in an era of food market transformation: Challenges & opportunities for engagement between public & private sectors

  |   SUN in Practice

The policy brief, by the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), suggests ways in which governments can persuade food industry partners to provide consumers with better access to healthier diets....

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