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In January 2013, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan joined the SUN Movement with a letter of commitment from Muhammed Ayub, the Senior Chief Nutrition, Planning and Development Division in the Prime Minister’s Office. To support the government’s multistakeholder efforts, engagement with the private sector began in 2015 with the National Fortification Alliance as a key contributor. Today, with support from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, the World Food Programme and other partners, Pakistan’s SUN Business Network continues to grow from strength to strength in new areas and with new partnerships.

Last updated: January 2019

36 members

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Noor Alam Khan

SUN Business Network Coordinator

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Terms of Reference

Country Network Coordinators welcome enquiries about joining or engaging with the network

Contact Noor

45%

Under Five Stunting

10.5%

Under Five Wasting

4.8%

Under Five Overweight

Network Strategy

SBN Pakistan’s Business Engagement Strategy has been formulated for the development of local strategies to address the issue of malnutrition. It is a road-map for engaging businesses in improving nutritional outcomes in Pakistan involving all relevant stakeholders. It will also provide guidance on policy and strategic environments and outlining strategic development & recommendations in key thematic areas.

View the SBN Pakistan Business Engagement Strategy

Current Network Priorities

  • Recruit new members engaged with SBN objectives (prioritizing the agribusinesses companies)
  • Generate and increase consumer demand
  • Advocate and ensure the inclusion of identified challenges faced by private sector, during the roundtables and all SBN Events, in the annual agenda of the Confederation of Economic Associations of Mozambique

Examples of multistakeholder/multisectoral partnerships

  • GAIN is hosting the secretariat and WFP is a co-convener
  • Businesses members have shown commitment to jointly start nutrition project partnership with GAIN/WFP/Govt. Pakistan
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