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
NTEAM Technical Assistance (TA) providers across multiple assignments in Bangladesh are effectively coordinating to ensure alignment of their work. Nutrition International’s Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project brought together three teams of TA providers for joint onboarding and regular touchpoints, including a session with a Nutrition International TAN advisor on mainstreaming gender equality.
Dr. Kendra Siekmans, a Nutrition International Technical Assistance for Nutrition (TAN) project Technical Assistance provider, participated in a regional capacity development workshop for Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) Knowledge Management, organized by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat in collaboration with NEPAD.
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.
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