Putting gender on the table: Integrating gender and nutrition

By Myriam Hebabi and Alina Meyer Nutrition International, through the Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project, with support from gender consultant Alina Meyer, recently helped integrate gender equality into the Functional Capacity-Building Workshop for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Focal Points and Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) or agriculture Focal Points held in Stockholm from
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MI and WFP discuss collaboration to reduce hunger at private sector roundtable

Today in Ottawa, Venkatesh Mannar, President of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), and Elisabeth Rasmusson, Assistant Executive Director for Partnership and Governance Services, World Food Programme (WFP), hosted a roundtable to review how the private sector currently supports reducing global hunger and malnutrition as well as how to work more collaboratively in these efforts.

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“Nutrition Champion Award” win for MI’s Banda Ndiaye

Congratulations to Banda Ndiaye, MI´s Director for the Sahel, who has been selected for a “Nutrition Champion Award”, offered jointly by the DFID-funded research consortium Transform Nutrition, in partnership with the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement. The award recognizes the ‘unsung heroes’ of global nutrition. “We at MI are very proud of Banda and
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MI President Addresses Global Nutrition Leaders at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK – Micronutrient Initiative President, Venkatesh Mannar, will join global leaders on stage at the UN Secretary General’s High-level Meeting on Scaling Up Nutrition. The event serves as a platform to build strong support for nutrition and build political will to address the global crisis of malnutrition. Mannar will draw from his own experience to
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Micronutrients and Global Child Survival: MI and the Aga Khan Foundation Canada Host Panel Discussion Led by Dr. Robert Black

OTTAWA – Reducing hidden hunger, a chronic lack of essential vitamins and minerals, is vital not only to individual child development, but also to building strong, healthy societies over the long term. That was the message of esteemed child health researcher Dr. Robert E. Black, at the Nutrition on the Table: Micronutrients and Global Child Survival panel discussion on
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