This knowledge page creates an open platform for those working to end all forms of malnutrition in line with the SDG2 Hub's 2020 policy priority for SDG2.2.
Priority: Build momentum for Tokyo 2020 (N4G Summit, 2020 Olympics)
Audience: Business, heads of state, CSO, media, academia, parliaments
Potential for impact: Global stakeholder funding commitments; new policy announcements and new multi-sectoral plans
Role of Hub: Support coordination of diverse actors engaging in Summit. Amplify Summit through targeted events and content.
This page will be updated regularly with further updates, news, resources and case studies.
The Government of Djibouti, in conjunction with IFAD and WFP, has sponsored a programme called PROGRES to address the challenges of the nation’s food insecurity and water scarcity via mother counsellors.
HarvestPlus works with 30 partners from gov't, business and civil society to promote iron-biofortified beans in Rwanda. Fulfilling up to 80% of daily iron needs, iron-biofortified beans helps to tackle iron deficiencies in at-risk groups: women of reproductive age and young children. Promotion of beans is carried out in a few ways:
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Implemented by Nutrition International, this WIFA programme aims to reduce anaemia in adolescent girls and improve the knowledge of adolescent girls and boys around their nutritional needs. The programme has two parts: a demonstration phase and an on-going scale-up phase to deliver Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation and counselling to adolescent girls in school and out of school. It's impacts:
SDG2.2: By 2030, end all forms of malnutrition, including achieving, by 2025, the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age, and address the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women and older persons.