Sectors: Agriculture - Fisheries, Co-op & Development, Education - Training, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian, Local development, Social Affairs, Youth
Beneficiaries: International Organisation, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Schools, Training centres, Universities
Regions: Africa-Carribean-Pacific, European Union
Category: Call for proposals
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Responsible: European Commission
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The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to enhanced nutrition security of all Malawians particularly for achieving optimal nutrition for women of child bearing age, adolescent girls, infants and young children through advocacy, awareness raising and capacity building.
Priorities and funded actions:
– To select applicants who will support the Government of Malawi (GoM) in enhancing nutrition security of the targeted groups through advocacy, awareness and building capacities of stakeholders
– Advocacy to policy makers and key stakeholders for relevant regulatory frameworks on food and Nutrition security (FNS) and Right to FNS;
– Advocacy and publicity of Nutrition evidence based information generated on nutrition- interventions to inform national policies and strategic priorities for the decision makers;
– Capacity building of district assemblies (Members of Parliament, Counselors and Local Authorities) to understand the importance of good nutrition and their roles and responsibilities
Among financed actions
– Development or/and update of coherent advocacy guidelines and materials;
– Advocacy support for publication, dissemination of evidence based nutrition information generated from operational research on nutrition-sensitive interventions;
– Training and Advocacy activities to build capacity of district assembly members