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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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FAO supports the Central African Parliament in combatting food insecurity and malnutrition

  |   Parliamentarians, SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The President of the Central African National Assembly, Laurent Ngon-Baba, and the representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Perpetua Katepa-Kalala, signed project document TCP/CAF/3802 entitled “Support to the CAR Parliamentary Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition in the context of the Zero Hunger...

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The power of Civil Society: making nutrition voices heard in Kyrgyzstan

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

The Food Security and Nutrition Programme in Kyrgyzstan for 2019-2023 is a nationwide cross-sectoral policy, aimed at ensuring food security and high-quality nutrition for every Kyrgyz citizen. With the support of the SUN Movement Pooled Fund, Civil Society Alliance SUN Kyrgyzstan was able to integrate...

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Joint statement advocating for stronger regulation of breast-milk substitutes in Myanmar

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) United Nations Network (UNN) in Myanmar, which brings together UNICEF, FAO, UNFPA, UNOPS, UN Women, WFP and WHO,  welcomed with great appreciation the recent announcement by the Myanmar Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that prohibits the consumption of unqualified batches...

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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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Lao PDR adopts the marketing of breastmilk substitutes decree to protect and promote breastfeeding

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

The Government of Lao PDR reached a new milestone by adopting the Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS) Decree to protect and promote breastfeeding in the country. The decree, a national legislation, is in line with the global guidance and commitments, namely the International Code of...

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