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August 2020 grassroots conference call - Global nutrition programmes are at risk

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This month, after electing a new Grassroots Trustee to our Board of Trustees (congratulations Cameron!), we heard about the achievements of grassroots advocacy during the turbulet month of July. With the recently-announced merger between DFID and the Foreign Office to create a new Foreign,...

10 Reasons We Need to Tackle Hidden Hunger

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Hunger is more than just not having enough to eat. Not getting enough essential vitamins and minerals leads to micronutrient deficiencies, or ‘hidden hunger’. In an effort to make this form of undernutrition less hidden, here are ten things you might not know about micronutrient deficiencies:...

Nutrition Scorecard Launch: Driving Accountability and Future Commitments

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Today, along with our global partners, we launch the ACTION Nutrition Donor Scorecard, an accountability tool for tracking Nutrition for Growth commitments. Until recently nutrition has been relegated to the...

Unleashing the Power of Nutrition

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Steve Lewis, Head of Policy Advocacy, RESULTS UK, attended the launch of The Power of Nutrition in Washington yesterday. Here he explains why this new fund is so important. The Power of Nutrition , a...

N4G - 2 years since London, 1 year from Rio. Where do we stand?

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Anushree Shiroor, Policy Advocacy Officer (Nutrition), blogs on the second anniversary of Nutrition for Growth. It is June 8 th , two years since the Nutrition for Growth (N4G) summit in London where governments, development organisations and businesses came together to tackle the lifelong...

World B(r)E(a)ST-feeding Week 2015

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#WBW2015 Every year 1 st -7 th August is observed as the World Breastfeeding Week, to celebrate, protect, promote, and support breastfeeding . This year we observe 25 years since the Innocenti declaration (1990), which recognised that breastfeeding provides ideal nutrition for infants and...

Global Goal 2: Ethiopia makes good progress on Millenium Development Goals

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On Friday the new set of ‘Global Goals’ will be signed at the U.N. General Assembly, and of the 17 goals, Goal two is fundamental for achieving many others. The aim of Goal two will be to “End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and...

World Food Day 2015: Seizing the opportunity for Adolescent Nutrition

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The period of pregnancy and the first two years of life are crucial for a child’s survival, development, and ability to carve a healthy and prosperous life. Over 3 million children die before their fifth birthday due to poor nutrition in early years, and over 200 million who manage to survive...

Available Now: Hidden Hunger Webinar Recording

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Did you miss our webinar on Hidden Hunger last Tuesday? Fear not! A recording of the call is now available here: https://momentum.adobeconnect.com/_a832732884/p4via5hcz25/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal We were...

New Report Launch: What Works for Nutrition? Stories of Success from Vietnam, Uganda, and Kenya

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Join RESULTS UK, Concern Worldwide, and the University of Westminster for the launching of their joint report, ‘ What works for Nutrition? Stories of Success from Vietnam, Uganda, and Kenya ”. The launch will take place tomorrow, 4 November 2015, in Committee Room 11, Houses of Parliament from...

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