The Child Nutrition Fund

Afghanistan. A child receives RUTF from a UNICEF-supported mobile health and nutrition team in Nari District, Afghanistan.


The Child Nutrition Fund is a new financing mechanism designed to accelerate the scale-up of sustainable policies, programmes and supplies to end child wasting.

The CNF is designed to support government-led efforts in a selected number of countries that carry some of the highest numbers and/or proportion of children under 5 years of age with wasting.

CNF cover
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; CIFF; UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office; and UNICEF