Governments, Partners Commit To Addressing Hunger, Nutrition Crisis At Virtual Launch Of Nutrition For Growth Year Of Action

Scaling Up Nutrition: Global leaders committed to address hunger and nutrition crisis
“The Governments of Canada and Bangladesh, in partnership with the Government of Japan, [on Tuesday] hosted a virtual launch of the Nutrition for Growth Year of Action, setting in motion a year-long effort to address a global hunger and nutrition crisis that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event featured more than USD 3 billion in financing commitments or re-commitments from a range of stakeholders including the Government of Canada, the Government of Pakistan, World Vision International, UNICEF, and the World Bank. Additional strong policy commitments from Guatemala, Nigeria, and Senegal were also highlighted…” (12/15).

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