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“Callous and short-sighted.” What do the aid cuts mean for global health and education?

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"Callous and short sighted." What do the aid cuts mean for global health and education?

The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab recently confirmed the Government’s plans to slash global health and education funding in the middle of the worst pandemic in a century.

In a...

May Grassroots Conference call: Nutrition for Growth Year of Action

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This month, the call kicked off with Aaron Oxley, Executive Director, giving an overview of recent UK Government announcements on cuts to the UK aid budget and where we're at with the campaign to oppose the cuts (we've since published a...

Nutrition is a human right

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Being healthy should not be a privilege: health is a fundamental human right. Given that our health depends on being able to eat meals that contain the vital nutrients our bodies need to survive and thrive - nutrition is also a human right, and shouldn’t be reserved to those who are privileged...

January Grassroots Conference call 2020 - A year of action!

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On Tuesday we kicked off 2021 with a network-wide call to plan the year ahead and discuss the key moments coming up for our campaigns.

We were joined by expert speakers from RESULTS UK: Kaleem Luthra, our Parliamentary Advocacy Coordinator, who among other things coordinates our work on...

November grassroots conference call - Nutrition funding after 2020

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This month we heard from Aaron Oxley, RESULTS UK Executive Director, Naveed Chaudhri, Head of Campaigns, and Dela Anderson, Campaigns and Communications Officer, about the imminent risk to UK funding for global nutrition programmes. They explained how this comes at a time when malnutrition and food...

Nourishing is not just about feeding

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On this World Food Day (16 October), there are many pressing issues affecting the state of global nutrition: the impact of COVID-19; food...

The Youth Leaders for Nutrition at No Hunger Radio

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Last March, our Youth Leaders for Nutrition, Florence Sibomana from Rwanda and Maxwell Mumba from Zambia, came to London for an advocacy tour with RESULTS UK. During their time with us, they were interviewed at the No Hunger Radio of Action Against Hunger, where they talked about their advocacy...

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...

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