SBN Pitch Competition

The SUN Business Network & The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Islamabad, with support of Nutrition Section/SUN Secretariat, M/o Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, GAIN and other partners, initiated “Pakistan NutriBiz: SUN Pitch Competition” to accelerate nutrition-sensitive innovations by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). 10 SMEs selected, underwent training and mentoring to further refine their ideas and…

World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August 2019)

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates the Innocenti Declaration signed in August 1990 by government policymakers, WHO, UNICEF and other organizations to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. This year, WHO is working with UNICEF and…

Implementing Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

Implementing Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. Potential Benefits for Children. Dear colleagues, In this issue, we share with you Implementing Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: An overview of current approaches and the potential benefits for children. This publication by UNICEF explores the experience from countries that have implemented “soda taxes” to prevent childhood overweight. With increased rates…

AFRICAN SCHOOL FEEDING CLUSTER STRATEGY

The strategy for the African school feeding cluster is now available. The African Union, with support from the WFP Centre of Excellence against Hunger, has prepared the basic documents that will guide the work of the CESA Home-Grown School Feeding Cluster. A new publication presents the terms of reference, the strategy, the workplan, and the…