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Prioritising Youth Voices During the Year of Action for Nutrition for Growth

2021: A year overflowing with opportunities   It’s 2021, and although very little may have changed so far in comparison to 2020 (come on, vaccines!), there has already been a huge shift: it is now officially the Year of Action for Nutrition.   Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in devastating losses to the decades of progress on […]

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CONCLUSIONES del WEBINAR 11-dic-2020

MODERADORA: Carolina Turriago Las recomendaciones y reflexiones recibidas de los panelistas para tener en cuenta en los ejercicios de incidencia de la sociedad civil son: Es clave la incidencia a más alto nivel (presidentes y equipos de gobierno). Ello tiene mayor impacto, pues los países tienen múltiples prioridades, y que los mandatarios tengan compromiso y […]

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SABER, SER, HACER

Intercambio Virtual de Aprendizaje “Escuchando la Voz de la Red de la Sociedad Civil de Latinoamérica y el Caribe” ¡Regístrese para el evento de aprendizaje y bloquee su calendario! La Red de la Sociedad Civil de Latinoamérica y el Caribe del Movimiento SUN estará desarrollando un intercambio de aprendizaje muy innovador sobre experiencias exitosas implementadas […]

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Know It, Be It, Do It

Virtual Learning Exchange “Listening to the Voice of the Latin American and Caribbean Civil Society Network” Sign up for the learning event and block your calendar! The Latin American and Caribbean SUN Civil Society Regional Group is organizing an innovative virtual learning exchange building on successful experiences on advocacy and multi-stakeholders and multi-sectorial nutrition coordination. […]

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FAMILY MUAC PROJECT 2020 – SUN POOLED FUND Afghanistan

By Alison Farnham MA, MMedSci, Nutritionist and SUN Pooled Fund Project Consultant, Action for Development Background Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world. Since the Soviet invasion in 1979, the country has suffered through more than four decades of conflicts that have taken an incalculable toll on the country’s economic infrastructure and […]

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Climate Change and Nutrition: The Reciprocal Impact

The SUN (Scaling Up Nutrition) Movement is made up of the most important and influential figures in the nutrition world. We are all focussed, dedicated, and driven by the idea of a world free from malnutrition in all its forms. The conversation about poverty and malnutrition has moved on since Bono and Bob Geldof wanted to ‘Feed the World’ and […]

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8 things we learnt from Keeping Up with YL4N for World Food Day

“You have the platform, we have the voice. Together we can make a difference”Bormey Chhun, Youth Leader for Nutrition Cambodia Last week’s World Food Day also marked the inaugural youth-led webinar from the SUN CSN Youth Leaders for Nutrition. The event was organised in the same spirit that embodies the Youth Leaders for Nutrition programme […]

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MEAL & SUS Grants: Bottlenecks analysis of the institutionalization of National Food Security and Nutrition strategy and strengthening capacity of CSAs members on MEAL and Sustainability

Every year, as part of the CSN small grant competition, we offer CSAs the chance to win a grant in order to foster and stimulate innovation and learning within the network. These MEAL & SUS grants are designed to focus on monitoring, evaluation and learning in order to create sustainable and long lasting work. This […]

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

Written by Irshad Danish and Jigyasa Nawani from Nutrition International, this blog talks about their previous Adolescent Nutrition webinar and what came out of it. You can read the full piece here > https://scalingupnutrition.org/news/nutrition-cant-wait-setting-the-agenda-for-adolescent-nutrition-in-the-context-of-covid-19-and-beyond/ “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 […]

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Joint INGO Statement on Yemen 14th September

Joint INGO Statement on Yemen – 75th session of the UN General Assembly September 2020 We are now sleepwalking towards a seventh year of war, and the people of Yemen can only surmise that the world has forgotten them. The UN Secretary General called in March for a global ceasefire tied to the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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

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 to their nutritional status and well-being especially in contexts where access to essential health and nutrition services and […]

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The COVID-19 Menace and its impact on nutrition.

 BY JANE NAPAIS (YOUTH ADVOCATE FOR NUTRITION IN KENYA) It’s unfortunate how situations can change in a blink of an eye. Covid-19 has significantly affected service delivery globally, especially in the field of nutrition. Based on the Global Report on Food Crises 2020, it is projected that the pandemic may add as many as 132 […]

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Nutrition Can’t Wait: Asia Coordination Group Launch Advocacy Campaign

By: Irshad Danish, Nutrition International and Alison Farnham MA, MMedSci, Action for Development Background Nutrition Can’t Wait – The COVID-19 pandemic is a health and human crisis threatening the food security and nutrition of millions of people around the world. Low and lower middle-income countries are more affected. Their existing poor development indicators and fragile […]

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