Publications

ACF-Kenya, S. Hauenstein Swan
ACF-Kenya, S. Hauenstein Swan

Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.

Recent Publications

REFANI Somalia Country Study

September, 2015

The REFANI Somalia study is a case control study assessing the role of cash transfer programmes in reducing the risk of acute malnutrition in Somalia. In collaboration between the Institute for Global Health at University College of London (UCL) and Concern Worldwide, the Somalia study will study the implementation of an unconditional emergency cash transfer programme (CTP) in the Afgoye Corridor region, close to Mogadishu.

REFANI Pakistan Country Study

September, 2015

The REFANI Pakistan study is a cluster randomised control trial (cRCT) of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different cash transfer programmes on child nutrition status (ISRCTN 10761532). Led by the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), the Pakistan study aligns with on-going implementation of the Action Against Hunger Women and children/infants Improved Nutrition in Sindh (WINS) programme in Dadu District, Sindh Province, funded by the European Union.

ACF Uganda: Life of a Woman Activist in Northern Uganda

September, 2014

Raising awareness about Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of Action Against Hunger’s strategies to empower women in their households and communities in Northern Uganda. Selected individuals are trained to become activists who can serve as role models for other women and facilitate the process of seeking justice for cases of GBV. Here is further insight into the challenging yet inspiring life of one such remarkable woman activist.

ACF Democratic Republic of Congo: Impact of Cross-Sectoral Approach to Addressing Konzo in DRC

September, 2014

Households in Bandundu Province, DRC rely primarily on agriculture for food; cultivating cassava as the main crop and have limited dietary diversity. Due to the presence of cyanide in cassava, a poisonous chemical in unprocessed cassava, the retting process to leach out cyanide prior to consumption is essential. Improperly processed cassava causes konzo, a neurological ailment triggered by sustained dietary exposure to cyanide.

ACF Kenya: Participatory Risk Analysis & Integrated Approaches to Increasing Resilience of Pastoral Communities in Northern Kenya

September, 2014

Households and livelihoods in Merti and Garbatulla Districts of Kenya are highly vulnerable and threatened by an increasing frequency of cyclical, seasonal droughts in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya. Pastoral communities are at risk with the gradual erosion of community resilience and traditional coping strategies by successive shocks and limited development investments.

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