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Improve nutrition in the Central Sahel by strengthening local food systems

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

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) announced that they are partnering in an 18-month project to improve the production, availability and consumption of nutritious foods to prevent malnutrition among women and children in Africa’s Central Sahel region comprising Burkina...

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Private partners step up efforts to help end hunger by 2030 in the Philippines

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

Various private companies have promised to proactively support the government efforts as they stepped up endeavors to help address involuntary hunger and malnutrition in the country. This commitment was made as the government, through the Task Force Zero Hunger and alongside its partners in the...

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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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SUN Business Network B2B support: leveraging expertise for enhanced nutrition

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network Local SMEs are well-positioned to address the nutritional needs of their communities, provide affordable foods and access non-traditional sales channels. Linking these enterprises with larger corporations provides an opportunity to enhance products and business practices with support from...

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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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Official launch of the Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition in Burundi

  |   SUN Country Network

The Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister's Office, Déo Bède Mpfubusa, officially launched the 2nd generation Multisectoral Strategic Plan for Food Security and Nutrition (PSMASAN II) on behalf of the Prime Minister. This official launch of the PSMASAN II 2019-2023 was coupled with the mobilization...

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Increasing food and nutrition security in the face of climate change and COVID-19 in Mozambique

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Mozambique and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have officially launched the Inclusive Agri-Food Value Chain Development Programme (PROCAVA) to improve rural livelihoods, food security and resilience – are all critical needs in view of pandemic and climate change impacts for the country’s most...

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Helping rural indigenous communities tackle malnutrition in Guatemala

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

Guatemala is one of the countries of the Dry Corridor, a 1,600-kilometre arid stripe of land running along Central America’s Pacific Coast, from Southern Mexico to Costa Rica. For more than 10 million people living in these harsh lands, hunger, poverty and malnutrition are an...

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