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RWANDA: New Campaign Highlights Healthy Nutrition

RWANDA: New Campaign Highlights Healthy Nutrition | NUTRITION ON THE WEB | Scoop.it

The ministry of health has launched a campaign called '1000 Days Nutrition Campaign' which will run for three years.

The campaign involves social clusters ministries namely health (Minisante), agriculture (Minagri), education (Mineduc), local government (Minaloc) and gender and family promotion (Migeprof) as well as other partners.

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USAID seeks public comment on draft Agency-wide Nutrition Strategy | Agrilinks

This request for comment comes from Richard Greene, Senior DAA at the USAID Bureau for Food Security, and the USAID Nutrition Strategy technical working group.
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Sri Lanka launches first ever multi-sectoral action plan on nutrition

Sri Lanka launches first ever multi-sectoral action plan on nutrition | NUTRITION ON THE WEB | Scoop.it
Sri Lanka launches first ever multi-sectoral action plan on nutrition
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WB to Help Kenya Provide Better Health and Nutrition Services for 35 Million People by 2016

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved new funding to support Kenya’s efforts to deliver quality health and nutrition services to as many as 35 million people by 2016.
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Acute child malnutrition has doubled in Afghanistan since 2012 - World Socialist Web Site

Acute child malnutrition has doubled in Afghanistan since 2012 - World Socialist Web Site | NUTRITION ON THE WEB | Scoop.it
Thirteen years after the US-led invasion, the Afghan population confronts worsening poverty and social deprivation.
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A response to the NY Times article last week about the increase of malnutrition cases in Afghanistan

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Knitting for Nutrition - Our Trip to Africa - YouTube

The story of the mission of three creative and courageous women to combat malnutrition in Burkina Faso, Africa in February 2012. They organized seminars to t...
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A small scale NGO offers knitted booties to mothers who attend nutrition seminars

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Development Horizons by Lawrence Haddad: The economic rationale for investing in stunting reduction: a useful graphic

Development Horizons by Lawrence Haddad: The economic rationale for investing in stunting reduction: a useful graphic | NUTRITION ON THE WEB | Scoop.it
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MALAWI: New Anti-Stunting Drive to Begin in Malawi

MALAWI: New Anti-Stunting Drive to Begin in Malawi | NUTRITION ON THE WEB | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience
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Link between nutrition and agriculture

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An article summarising links between nutrition and agriculture in Bangladesh

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Was there ever a golden age of breastfeeding?

Was there ever a golden age of breastfeeding? | NUTRITION ON THE WEB | Scoop.it
Breast is best, as the saying goes, but it has never been the only option. Throughout history, technology has adapted to feed infants who don't nurse.
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A interesting take on the history of breastfeeding

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Tracking The Agricultural Scent: 2014 - The Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa

Tracking The Agricultural Scent: 2014 - The Year of Agriculture and Food Security in Africa | NUTRITION ON THE WEB | Scoop.it
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Sheila Keino works in the Office of the President Kenya and has posted a piece on facebook about Africa committing to the Year of Agriculture and Food Security, this has garnered much feedback from her followers!

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USAID Promotes Nutrition-Led Agriculture in Senegal - YouTube

USAID's Yaajeende project under Feed the Future uses a "nutrition-led agriculture" approach to create an agriculture sector dedicated to the production of he...
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