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Afghanistan Food Security and Nutrition Agenda is now expanded to subnational level

  |   SUN Country Network

As part of the institutional arrangements, besides the national structures, the Afghanistan Food Security and Nutrition Agenda (AFSeN-A) envisaged expansion of coordination mechanism to subnational (provincial) level as majority of population resides in the rural areas. The provincial expansion aims to engage local authorities and non-governmental...

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Mapping exercise fuels multi-sectoral action to account for nutrition results in Mali

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

* Interview originally published by the UN Network for SUN  Mali continues to face high levels of malnutrition driven by multiple factors that are exacerbated by the effects of climate change and conflict. Child wasting is estimated at a whopping 10.7 per cent (SMART 2017) although national...

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Malawi launches Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Policy and Strategy

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

Malawi First Lady, Madam Gertrude Mutharika, launched the 2018 – 2022 National Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Policy (NMNP) and Strategic Plan on 20th June 2018 in Lilongwe. The First Lady commended the launch of the policy, describing it as a critical ingredient for Malawi’s national development, which...

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Tanzania makes great strides to tackle hunger and undernutrition

  |   SUN Country Network

Africa continues to face significant challenges in its fight against hunger and undernutrition, but several governments have increased their commitments in the fight against hunger and undernutrition. The Global Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI-Global) and HANCI-Africa show that the Tanzanian and Sudanese Governments are putting in place important...

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Viet Nam champions the SUN Movement and leads the way for other SUN Countries

  |   SUN Country Network

On 31 January 2018, Viet Nam champions the SUN Movement and leads the way for other SUN Countries in an event that also kicked off the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Directive on strengthening multi-sectoral collaboration for nutrition in the country’s new context. The event marked...

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Report launch reviews SUN Movement progress and partnerships

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Country Network, SUN Donor Network

On 26 July 2017, an event examining SUN Movement progress and partnerships was held at the Center for Strategic & International Studies. The event included a panel of experts working in or with SUN Countries and concluded with questions and answers from the audience. ...

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Nigerian businesses come together to learn about nutrition communication and social media marketing

  |   SUN Business Network, SUN Country Network

On 8 June 2017, the SUN Business Network in Nigeria held a 1-day workshop on “Nutrition Communication and Social Media Marketing" to build the capacity of Network members to deliver good nutrition messages and grow their businesses. The workshop comes at a time where the...

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