Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement December, 2013


Zambia: High Level Delegation of Cooperating Partners Visit Zambia to Monitor Nutrition Progress

A large delegation of senior donor officials, members of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement which is providing support to strengthen country-led efforts to improve nutrition for all, visited Zambia from the 1st to 4th December 2013. The visit was to look at the current state of nutrition in the country and government’s progress to scale up nutrition interventions. The visiting delegation attended a series of high level meetings with senior government officials to discuss opportunities and challenges that Zambia faces to significantly reduce its current high levels of under-nutrition.  They  also met  Zambia’s SUN Civil Society Alliance and representatives of the private sector to discuss their potential role in improving nutrition levels and preventing stunting in young children.  The delegation also took part in field visits to a variety of nutrition programmes in Chipata, Mumbwa and Chongwe.

 

Reference: Scaling Up Nutrition website