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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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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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Kenya launches nutrition policies to reduce malnutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

New measures to tackle malnutrition in Kenya were launched by the Government of Kenya at the Third National Nutrition Symposium, aiming to improve Kenyans’ health, nutrition and quality of life, boost immunity against diseases like COVID-19, and accelerate social and economic growth in the country. These include...

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Somalia launches national survey on the nutrition status of women and children

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Micronutrient Survey launched by Federal Ministry of Health and UNICEF shines a spotlight on the nutrition status of women and children in Somalia. According to the survey, the nutrition status of women and children has improved during the past decade. Nine in ten infants are...

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County governments in Kenya commit to increase resources for nutrition

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International At a Nutrition Financing Workshop on February, four Kenyan county governments signed agreements with Nutrition International, committing to increase domestic resources for nutrition programs. Governors from Busia, Vihiga, Nandi and Makueni counties signed the agreements following the launch of their County...

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The cost of a nutritious diet for nutrition programs assessed In Kyrgyzstan

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in the Kyrgyz Republic presented the results of a large-scale assessment of “Filling the nutrient gap” based on estimates of the cost of diets. The Deputy Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic for Social Affairs Altynay Omurbekova, representatives...

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