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Training Ceremony Focuses on the Roles of Civil Society and Youth to Strengthen Nutrition Advocacy in Guatemala

22 July 2015

On July 9, a half-day event was held in Quetzaltenango Guatemala to mark the completion of the Maternal-Child Nutrition Distance Learning Course by 66 participants. The purpose of the training is to strengthen knowledge and practices on nutrition-related interventions to reduce stunting, which is particularly high in Guatemala and is a priority for the Guatemalan government as well as for the support being provided by USAID.

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Investing in Local Technology for Sharing Nutrition Information in Uganda: A Small Investment Creating a Big Impact

8 July 2015

The Uganda Action for Nutrition (UGAN) Society is a professional body of nutritionists that was established to increase the visibility of nutrition, coordinate actions, and build the capacity of nutritionists. To raise awareness of nutrition issues in Uganda, FANTA provided assistance to revitalize UGAN’s website, which is now serving as a major information hub for students and professionals in the field.

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Global Summit on Food Fortification, September 9-11, 2015, Arusha, Tanzania

2 July 2015

This three-day global summit is part of international efforts to reinvigorate interest, awareness, and investment in food fortification. The Summit will bring together experts from across a range of disciplines and include governments, academics, technical supporters, donors, and beneficiaries.

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15 Ways to Stop Neglecting Adolescent Girls’ Nutrition

17 June 2015

As part of a series of online Q&A sessions that pose questions to leading experts in the areas of nutrition and food security, The Guardian hosted another live chat on June 11 to answer the question “How can we stop neglecting girls' nutrition?” As an important target group for nutrition interventions, reaching adolescent girls can be an effective way to break the cycle of malnutrition.