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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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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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Let’s celebrate our progress and set new priorities with the 2019 SUN Joint-Assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Celebrating #30DaysofSUN and the launch of the new online Joint-Assessment tool! On 1 May, the Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) Movement will launch the 2019 Joint-Assessment (JAA). Each year, the JAA is an exciting moment for the Movement, as it brings together in-country partners and stakeholders to...

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South Sudan moves forward on developing a Multi-sectoral Nutrition Action Plan

  |   SUN Country Network

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with WFP and Save the Children on behalf of the UN Network and Civil Society Alliance organized a half day SUN Movement advocacy workshop on 22 February, bringing together 49 people from Ministries of Health, Education and General Instruction,...

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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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