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30 October 2016, Kigali, Rwanda
Country Team Members: Insert names
Photo: Mark Kaye/Save the Children
Leveraging the Scali...
SUN Civil Society Efforts | October 2016 2
Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations
Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance
(ZCSOSUNA)
3
Photo: Caroline Trutmann/Save the Children
Children Under 5
1. Stunting prevalence – 26.6% Boys more affected
2. Wasting...
Key National interventions to tackle malnutrition
The government of Zimbabwe is committed to ensuring nutrition security f...
Presentation of the CSA
• ZCSOSUNA was formed in 2013 but started coordinating civil society
organisations implementing nu...
SUN Civil Society Efforts | April 2016 6
Photo: Caroline Trutmann/Save the Children
Key intervention areas
• Building a ne...
7
• MoHCC – Nutrition department, FNC
• Donor community- DFID, USAID, EU
• UN network- UNICEF, WFP, FAO
• Business network...
CSA call For Action Statement
• As a CSA we call the government of Zimbabwe to allocate at least 3%
of the nation’s total ...
Thank you!
Photo: Adam Hinton/Save the Children
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Zimbabwe delegation ZCSOCUNA Brief overview of efforts and achievements to Scaling up Nutrition

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Brief overview of efforts and achievements to Scaling up Nutrition

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Zimbabwe delegation ZCSOCUNA Brief overview of efforts and achievements to Scaling up Nutrition

  1. 1. 30 October 2016, Kigali, Rwanda Country Team Members: Insert names Photo: Mark Kaye/Save the Children Leveraging the Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Network: building regional platforms to promote learning on how to address malnutrition The Learning Route in Rwanda EXPERIENCE FAIR
  2. 2. SUN Civil Society Efforts | October 2016 2 Zimbabwe Civil Society Organisations Scaling Up Nutrition Alliance (ZCSOSUNA)
  3. 3. 3 Photo: Caroline Trutmann/Save the Children Children Under 5 1. Stunting prevalence – 26.6% Boys more affected 2. Wasting prevalence- 3.3% 3. Under 5 overweight- 3.6% 4. EBF- 41% 5. Global Acute malnutrition- 4.4% Boys more affected 6. SAM- 1.9% Women of reproductive age 1. Prevalence of anaemia - 28.4% Source Global nutrition report 2016 and ZIMVAC 2016 Nutrition situation in Zimbabwe SUN Civil Society Efforts | October 2016
  4. 4. Key National interventions to tackle malnutrition The government of Zimbabwe is committed to ensuring nutrition security for all through the implementation of evidence based nutrition interventions that are integrated within a broad public health framework, including health services, water and sanitation 4SUN Civil Society Efforts | October 2016 Key interventions Main challenges Lessons learned IYCF, cIYCF and BFHI Staff recruitment Unfreeze posts Agriculture- production and consumption of diversified foods Lack of financial resources to strengthen implementation of interventions Need for increased resource allocation to nutrition if its interventions are to be scaled up IMAM Local and international organisations need to partner the government WASH VHW model has a smaller reach – CARE group model
  5. 5. Presentation of the CSA • ZCSOSUNA was formed in 2013 but started coordinating civil society organisations implementing nutrition interventions July 2014 • Structure – National Steering Committee (11 members), Executive Committee (3 members) – provides strategic and sound management for the alliance • Total of 117 members, some are now inactive (mapping exercise 37) • The alliance in Zimbabwe is made up of several international, regional, national and community based organisations and the networks are working in various areas including: Livelihoods, Small- holder farmers, women’s groups, humanitarian and aid agencies, advocacy and research entities, trade unions, nutrition specific and sensitive 5SUN Civil Society Efforts | October 2016
  6. 6. SUN Civil Society Efforts | April 2016 6 Photo: Caroline Trutmann/Save the Children Key intervention areas • Building a network • Capacity building • Advocacy and Communication Key intervention area of the CSA and key achievements Key achievements • Trained members on Fund raising and Report writing- 4-5 May 2016 • Parliamentary portfolio committee on SDGs engagement meeting- 21 June 2016 • Press conference on micronutrient deficiencies- 26 July 2016 • Television broadcast –discussion on IYCF- 21March 2016 • Documentation and sharing of best practices Feb & March 2016
  7. 7. 7 • MoHCC – Nutrition department, FNC • Donor community- DFID, USAID, EU • UN network- UNICEF, WFP, FAO • Business network- National foods, Tonga at hurlets, Olivine • Parliamentarians – Parliamentary portfolio committee on Health, Agriculture, SDGs • Local and International NGOs Most influential nutrition stakeholders SUN Civil Society Efforts | October 2016
  8. 8. CSA call For Action Statement • As a CSA we call the government of Zimbabwe to allocate at least 3% of the nation’s total budget to nutrition. • Will play a critical role in filling funding gaps in the nutrition sector 8SUN Civil Society Efforts | October 2016
  9. 9. Thank you! Photo: Adam Hinton/Save the Children

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