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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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Nutrition business monitor: a new self assessment tool for SMEs

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

This article was originally published by the Access to Nutrition Initiative Together with the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and the Access to Nutrition Initiative (ATNI), the SUN Business Network has started to develop a voluntary self-assessment tool for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to review where they stand in...

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World Bank and UNICEF call for solid steps to address child undernutrition in Viet Nam

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Child undernutrition remains a significant development challenge in Viet Nam, representing a staggering yet avoidable loss to the nation’s human capital and economic growth potential. The worrying prevalence of undernutrition among Vietnamese children, especially among ethnic minorities, calls for a new approach to bring about transformational...

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A record-breaking 57 countries complete the 2019 Joint-Assessment

  |   SUN Country Network

Between April and August 2019, a record-breaking 57 SUN Movement member countries – or 95 per cent –  have completed their Joint-Assessment, the highest number in the Movement’s lifespan. In addition, Honduras, as the Movement’s newest member country, has undertaken a baseline study to ascertain...

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Afghanistan celebrates World Breastfeeding Week 2019

  |   SUN Country Network

The International Breastfeeding Week was celebrated at the Sapidar Palace with the participation of H.E. Dr. Abdallah Abdullah the Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and AFSeN-A stakeholders including the Minister of Public Health, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, State Minister for...

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Key partners formalize commitment to work jointly to address food and nutrition security in Africa

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

In partnership with the African Union, leaders of four multilateral agencies – The African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Bank-- called a high-level meeting with development partners on...

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Make nutrition a political and financial priority in Mali

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The second National Forum for Nutrition opened in Bamako, under the highest authorities of the Republic and in the presence of Gerda Verburg, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Coordinator of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The Forum, to be held from 23 to 25 July, will...

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