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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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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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Philippines creates task force to address hunger

  |   SUN Country Network

The Inter-Agency Task Force on Zero Hunger will create a 'National Food Policy' that will outline the government's priorities and map efforts to achieve zero hunger. To free more Filipinos from hunger and achieve food security, President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency task force on...

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Multisector and multistakeholder effort on stunting reduction in Indonesia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

SUN Indonesia Annual Meeting 2019 was the national event to share the knowledge and learn the innovation and best practices among stakeholders and discuss the challenges and efforts for the improvement in the future. This event was attended by approximately 600 participants representative from 23...

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Consultation launched to establish the SUN Civil Society Network in the Central African Republic

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

The non-governmental organisation Action against Hunger, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and under the supervision of the national Multisectoral Technical Committee for Food Security and Nutrition (CTMSAN), has held a stakeholder consultation meeting on establishing the Civil Society Network for Scaling...

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Lao PDR launches multi-sectoral approach to reduce childhood undernutrition

  |   SUN Donor Network

Lao PDR will implement a new cross-cutting and evidence-based approach to tackle the issue of childhood undernutrition with support from the World Bank. Representatives from the Ministries of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Public Works and Transport,...

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Kenyan counties launch nutrition action plans

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by Nutrition International Four county governments in Kenya have launched their County Nutrition Action Plans (CNAPs) 2019-2023. The governors of Busia, Vihiga, Nandi and Makueni counties unveiled the plans during colourful events that brought together various stakeholders, among them Nutrition International’s President and CEO Joel Spicer, representatives from national...

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Scaling up nutrition in the face of a changing climate: SUN Movement at COP 25

  |   SUN Lead Group and Secretariat

For the first time ever, the SUN Movement attended the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change #COP25 which took place in Madrid, Spain. The conference was designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Through a variety of engagements the SUN...

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Kenya pledges to end child undernutrition as study reveals its cost to the economy

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network, SUN UN Network

There is need to work together and put in place a comprehensive mechanism to address challenges of child-undernutrition. In a speech read by the Cabinet Secretary for Health Sicily Kariuki, on behalf of  President Uhuru Kenyatta, during the release of the Cost of Hunger in...

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