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SUN Global Gathering closes with declaration recognising the need to intensify the response to malnutrition, by and for everyone

  |   SUN Country Network

Nourishing people and planet together Over 1200 participants from more than 100 countries gathered for the 2019 SUN Movement Global Gathering, the flagship event of the SUN Movement, at the Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu, Nepal from 4 to 7 November 2019. The Government of Nepal...

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CFS Members endorse new Voluntary Guidelines on food systems and nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Members of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) endorsed the first-ever Voluntary Guidelines on Food Systems and Nutrition aiming to support countries and others in their efforts to eradicate all forms of hunger and malnutrition by utilizing a comprehensive food systems approach. The endorsement took place...

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Timor-Leste presents SDG2 consolidated national action plan for nutrition and food security

  |   SUN Country Network

Timor-Leste officially became the newest member of the SUN Movement when a letter was sent by Prime Minister Taur Matan Ruak in October 2020. The SUN Movement has already begun working with focal points to provide continual support to Timor-Leste and assist in the establishment...

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National Council on Nutrition approves a five-year nutrition action plan for Nigeria

  |   SUN Country Network

The National Council on Nutrition, at a virtual meeting anchored at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, approved a five-year nutrition action plan to guide the implementation of interventions and programmes against hunger and malnutrition across all sectors in Nigeria. If effectively implemented, the action plan, titled the...

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Empowering sub-national government with the capacity to track nutrition actions in Ethiopia

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Since 2017, Nutrition International has supported the Government of Ethiopia build its capacity to implement the Seqota Declaration. The approach taken by NTEAM's TAN project has privileged empowerment and sustainability, strengthening capabilities at the Federal Program Delivery Unit and throughout...

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GNR country nutrition profiles and Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment tracker published

  |   SUN Country Network

The Global Nutrition Report launched the updated Country Nutrition Profiles and Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Commitment Tracker. Together they represent the most comprehensive source of evidence on progress to improve nutrition around the world. Country Nutrition Profiles The Country Nutrition Profiles bring together the latest data to...

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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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Bringing nutrition, food security, and governance together in Senegal – A Canada-supported project

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International A collaboration built around an innovative, integrated and multifaceted approach to fighting malnutrition for some of Senegal’s most vulnerable communities has improved the nutrition status and food security of tens of thousands of people over the last five years. The Integrated...

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African countries commit to accelerate actions towards food security

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Ministers at the largest ever FAO Regional Conference for Africa have committed to ‘raise ambitions and accelerate actions' towards achieving food security, at the close of the three day event. Around 900 delegates including 95 ministers and other government officials from 48 countries have met in...

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