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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 role in improving nutrition at the Asian congress of nutrition

  |   SUN Business Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Axton Salim, Co-Chair of the SUN Business Network’s Advisory Group and Director of Indofood spoke of the role of the private sector in accelerating the end of malnutrition at the 2019 Asian Congress of Nutrition. The Conference, entitles ‘Nutrition and Food...

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Multi-sectoral platforms and provincial civil society networks for eradicating malnutrition in Burundi

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

The Civil Society Network (CSN) for Scaling Up Nutrition, in collaboration with the NGO Concern Worldwide, organized in Cankuzo commune and province (eastern Burundi) a workshop for launching multi-sectoral platforms and provincial civil society networks for nutrition and food security, in favor of the administrative...

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Multi-sector convergence approach to reducing malnutrition in Lao PDR

  |   SUN Donor Network

High levels of childhood malnutrition present a staggering, yet avoidable, loss of human and economic potential for Lao PDR. Childhood stunting is associated with poor health, delayed child development, underperformance in school, and eventually reduced employment opportunities, and thus contributes to keeping communities in poverty....

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The SUN Movement’s multi-stakeholder platform in Guatemala completes 2019 joint assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Secretary of the Food and Nutrition Security Secretariat Juan Carlos Carías participated in the meeting for the Joint Evaluation of the actions of the multi-stakeholder Platform of the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement -SUN- 2019. The secretary of SESAN said: <>‘We want to thank the secretariat of...

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Ethiopia sets new standards for the management of acute malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Every month over 25,000 children with severe acute malnutrition are admitted to hospitals across Ethiopia. If not identified early and treated properly, these children could die. Survivors are more likely to perform poorly in school and, once grown up, girls are more likely to suffer...

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Pakistan and South Sudan: the first countries to step up for improved nutrition by doing their 2019 Joint-Assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Each year, member countries of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement are asked to undertake a participatory exercise aiming to chart the road ahead and celebrate progress made to ensure improved nutrition for all women, men and their families. In 2019, this Joint-Assessment exercise –...

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Heritage crops and under-represented food: Nutritious, affordable and high impact

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

An urgent call to action to improve nutrition in the South Asia Region The third South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) Roundtable event was held last week in Bangkok, Thailand highlighting the role of high impact and under-represented nutrition sensitive food systems in South...

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The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement: striving for impact at scale

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

In 2019, I do not think we need to talk about ‘why’ when it comes to scaling-up nutrition. We are far beyond that. According to the report The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018, for the third year in a row...

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Findings from a case study about chronic malnutrition in Guatemala presented

  |   SUN Country Network

The Tropical Agronomy Research and Teaching Centre (CATIE) in collaboration with the Secretariat of Food Security and Nutrition (SESAN) have presented a case study titled "Evolution of strategies to reduce chronic malnutrition, principal findings, to the government authorities, international cooperation and civil society ", within...

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Pakistan proudly kicks off the 2019 Joint-Annual Assessment for the Scaling up Nutrition Movement!

  |   SUN Country Network

Pakistan is the first SUN Movement country to conduct the Joint Assessment in 2019! The assessment was launched at the 6th Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Joint-Assessment Workshop held on April 26 in Islamabad, Pakistan. The event saw key stakeholders come together to review progress, reflect...

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