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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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Philippines presents a Compendium of Local Ordinances and Issuances on Nutrition

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

The Compendium of Local Ordinances and Issuances on Nutrition is a project of the National Nutrition Council in partnership with the Nutrition Officers Association of the Philippines (NAOPA), with support from Nutrition International and UNICEF Philippines. The Compendium of Local Ordinances and Issuances on Nutrition serves as a...

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Nutrition Can’t Wait: Setting the agenda for adolescent nutrition in the context of COVID-19 and beyond

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network

* A blog written by Irshad Danish and Jigyasa Nawani from Nutrition International While adolescents form one-sixth of the world’s population, adolescent nutrition remains an underrated agenda in most countries. With the COVID-19 pandemic interrupting most health and nutrition welfare services, it has affected the...

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COVID-19 impacting the health and wellbeing of children and families in Zimbabwe

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Donor Network

* Originally published by the SUN Civil Society Network The outbreak of COVID-19 in Zimbabwe is having drastic consequences to the health and wellbeing of children and their families in both urban and rural communities. Infants, children, pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers are facing significant risks...

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African Leaders for Nutrition call on leaders to embed nutrition within the COVID-19 response and recovery

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

The African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) have unveiled a position paper calling upon African Heads of State and Governments to ensure that financing for nutrition is included in their country’s COVID-19 response and recovery plans. The position paper, titled “Embedding Nutrition within the COVID-19 Response and Recovery,”...

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New IFAD’s project in Niger for food and nutrition security and climate change resilience

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) announced a new project that will boost support for about 210,000 poor rural households in Niger that are vulnerable to climate shocks and food insecurity. In Niger, most people live in rural areas and depend...

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Empowering youth for food system improvement and healthy diets in Cambodia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The engagement of youth in food systems improvement and healthy diets in Cambodia is a means for sharing information and increasing awareness of youth, linking youth to policy processes and creating awareness of the importance of youth for other stakeholders. FAO has found in other...

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