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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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IFAD’s support to 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) today 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...

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Showcasing innovative African and Asian talent for promoting nutritious food initiatives

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

* Originally published by the SUN Business Network The 2020 Global SUN Pitch Competition will take place as a virtual event on 30th July, 2020. The final will showcase 21 African and Asian entrepreneurs seeking to scale innovative approaches to bring improved nutrition to low income consumers in emerging...

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FAO Cameroon is training producers to process and conserve their food

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Article written by Gaëlle Massack Epse Ngando Mbaye, Communications Officer FAO Cameroon and Aissa Mamadoultaibou, Nutrition Officer for Central Africa FAO SFC   The use of solar dryers: producers appreciate an innovation that can process and conserve fruit and vegetables while preserving their nutritional status. In the midst of...

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A call for more innovative policies in Asia-Pacific to ensure food security and nutrition in the wake of COVID-19

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 requires a greater coordinated response on many policy levels, but particularly to ensure food security and nutrition for billions of people in the vast Asia-Pacific region, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. FAO’s Regional Office...

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