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Anonymous 3900

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29 Aug 2016, 17:44

Seeking recommendations on most meaningful conferences related to emergency nutrition response and/or post-disaster response development programming

Jean DeLa Croix

Nutrition Coordinator/ Caritas Rwanda

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1 Sep 2016, 14:04

Apply for learning route
“Leveraging Scale Up Nutrition Civil Society Network (SUN CSN) to strengthen regional platforms and to promote learning across countries on how to address malnutrition.”
The Learning Route in Rwanda.
The Learning Route in Rwanda is the result of the active collaboration among SUN Civil Society Network, SUN Alliance (Rwanda) and its member organizations and PROCASUR Corporation.

The Learning Route will be implemented in Rwanda, in the localities of Kigali, Nyanza, Huye and Gisagara. It will start on the 30th of October in Kigali and will end on the 5th of November 2016.

The Learning Route in Rwanda is open to SUN Civil Society delegations from Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Rwanda; Sierra Leone; Namibia; Nigeria; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe. Each country delegation will be composed of 3 representatives from the Civil Society working at national or subnational level.

The Learning Route in Rwanda: learning objectives
The Learning Route will offer the opportunity to learn from Rwanda’s experience and:
1. To identify and examine innovative and successful initiatives promoted by SUN Alliances’ members to scale up nutrition at community, provincial and national level and understand the process and the factors that brought the success and analyse the potential for scaling up/out.
2. To recognize modalities through which Civil Society enhance national and local policies and strategies to effectively address nutrition problems with a special focus to vulnerable and disadvantaged population.
3. Identify effective social mobilization and communication strategies to raise awareness on nutrition-sensitive issues and to promote behavioral changes.
4. To identify the catalytic role played by the Civil Society in fostering sustainable pro-poor Public Private Partnership engaging in multi-stakeholders decision making platforms and its key role in ensuring visibility and benefits to vulnerable smallholders along the value chain development process, as well livelihood enhancement in remote rural areas.
Best Practices selected for the participants:
Decentralization and operationalization of nutrition interventions at district level: the case of SUN Alliance in the Gisagara district
o Learning areas: social mobilization, advocacy, communication for behavioural change, multi-stakeholder coordination.
• Strengthening Pro- poor Public Private Partnership to fight malnutrition, the experience of DUHAMIC-ADRI and SOSOMA.
o Learning areas: social mobilization towards nutrition, marketing, integrated approach, involvement of the private sector
• Milk way to enhance nutrition from the producer to the consumer passing through the national policy framework: the successful experience of Nyanza’s dairy production.
o Learning areas: advocacy, social campaign, and marketing.
• Rwanda Nutrition Stakeholders & Action Mapping
o Learning areas: coordination at national level to foster nutrition.

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