Tackling malnutrition

Tackling malnutrition

This third progress report presents highlights of operational developments in the European Union's (EU) external assistance concerned with nutrition and provides updates on progress towards its two commitments in nutrition : - to support partner countries in reducing the number of stunted children under the age of five by at least 7 million by 2025 - to ensure the allocation of EUR 3.5 billion between 2014 and 2020 to improve nutrition in developing countries.
Sri Lanka has impressive socio-economic indicators at national level in comparison to many of its South Asian neighbours. However, at the same time, significant income, health and nutrition inequalities are evident, both between different geographic areas and across wealth groups.
SUN Movement Global Gathering in November 2017 in Abidjan
Screenshot of Capacity4dev interview with Gladys Mugambi
Strengthening the SMS in supporting the SUN Movement to maintain nutrition high on the international development agenda and enable SUN countries achieve progress against their commitment for nutrition
Photo taken during the 2017 SUN Movement Global Gathering in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (November 2017)
Strengthening the Scaling-up Nutrition (SUN) movement secretariat to fulfil its mission in supporting the SUN Movement in maintaining nutrition high on the international development agenda and enabling SUN countries achieve progress against their commitments for the reduction of under-nutrition.  
Tackling malnutrition in Nepal
The European Commission’s Methodology on monitoring stunting reduction is described in this paper. This is applied to assess countries’ progress towards international and national stunting targets.