Children’s education, nutrition fall victim to ongoing crisis in Yemen

Feb 13, 15 Children’s education, nutrition fall victim to ongoing crisis in Yemen

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 13 February 2015 – The political and economic crisis engulfing Yemen is having a dangerous impact on the country’s youths, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today as it warned that increasing numbers of children are suffering from malnourishment while fewer are attending school. Phoning in to a press...

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India and UNICEF partner to fight stunting

Jan 12, 15 India and UNICEF partner to fight stunting

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Government to form roadmap to address stunting in tribal children The Economic Times | 12 January 2015 – Government will prepare a roadmap for improving access of tribal children to food, health and sanitation in view of high level of chronic under nutrition or stunting which contributes to one-third of under-five child...

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UN launches ‘pocketbook’ on nutrition ahead of major conference in Rome

Nov 18, 14 UN launches ‘pocketbook’ on nutrition ahead of major conference in Rome

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 17 November 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has today published a comprehensive pocketbook of nutrition-related data covering all regions of the world ahead of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) taking place in Rome this week. Food and Nutrition in Numbers– a...

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Project Laser Beam aims for zero hunger

Nov 03, 14 Project Laser Beam aims for zero hunger

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by Tyler Guthrie for World Food Programme For millions of people, zero hunger is the missing piece to a brighter future. But helping communities around the world achieve it and build self-sufficiency is easier said than done. That’s why UN and public agencies, governments and the private sector are increasingly entering into...

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Shaping the global nutrition agenda: Are we listening to local voices?

Oct 28, 14 Shaping the global nutrition agenda: Are we listening to local voices?

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by Mary Manandhar, International Facilitator, UN REACH Bangladesh In November, two major global events in Rome will shine the spotlight on nutrition and the high burden of undernutrition faced by many countries. These events are the SUN Global Gathering and the Inter-Governmental Conference on Nutrition, ICN2. What will we hear at...

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Bollywood star shines bright for UNICEF’s South Asia child nutrition campaign

Oct 10, 14 Bollywood star shines bright for UNICEF’s South Asia child nutrition campaign

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UN NEWS CENTRE | 9 October 2014 – Bollywood legend Aamir Khan has become the UN Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) latest Ambassador to South Asia, the Organization announced today, adding that the award winning Indian actor, director, and producer would work to promote the right of the region’s children to nutrition, with a focus on...

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