Federation of African Nutrition Societies Conference

The fourth Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) conference took place in Kigali, Rwanda this year, with “nutrition in action for sustainable development in Africa” as its theme. Representatives from Results for Development and other NGOs, government agencies and academia convened to discuss a range of issues relating to nutrition and development.

R4D was pleased to have directly participated in the following events:

Monday, August 26
Parallel Venue 2: Symposium on “Sustainable Financing for Nutrition in Africa: Systems Strengthening Approaches”
R4D Program Director Dr. Jack Clift chaired this symposium, which included a session on “Resource Tracking for Improved Nutrition — Global and Country Experiences from Ethiopia and Malawi” featuring R4D’s Kavya Ghai.
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Tuesday, August 27
Plenary Session 3: “Nutrition Policies, Politics and Governance in Africa”
Dr. Clift delivered a keynote address on the issue of financing to meet the World Health Assembly targets for Nutrition.
9:15 am – 9:40 am

Wednesday, August 28
Parallel Venue 1: Dr. Clift co-chaired a parallel session on “Data Generation and Knowledge Systems”
3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

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