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

Kenya: Integrating MIYCN Initiatives Across Sectors In Dadaab Refugee Camps

January, 2016

In many refugee contexts, maternal undernutrition and sub-optimal IYCF practices contribute to the burden of acute malnutrition. In 2011, UNHCR and partners renewed effort to support maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) in established and new Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya where GAM and maternal anemia was prevalent and feeding practices sub-optimal. Led by Action Against Hunger, the initiative developed a common results framework and communication model with nutrition and health services and allied sectors such as WASH and livelihoods.

Water Treatment In Sindh Province: The Chulli Improved Cooking Stove

January, 2016

This case study introduces tests completed in the province of Sindh in Southern Pakistan on improved cooking stoves known as Chulli. The Chulli enables water treatment through the use of a water heating mechanism.

REFANI Research Uptake

September, 2015

A research uptake strategy (RUS) is currently being implemented by the REFANI project, which includes all the activities that facilitate the use of REFANI results by decision-makers in both policy and practice.

REFANI Overview on Project Implementation

September, 2015

The REFANI partners have identified a number of evidence gaps within their comprehensive literature review. In short, the review finds that, although complicated, given that the impact pathways of cash transfer programmes (CTPs) are numerous and contextspecific, a greater understanding of how (i.e. the mechanisms through which) these transfers work is necessary.

REFANI Literature Review

September, 2015

The REFANI literature review identifies existing evidence on the use of Cash Transfer Programmes (CTPs) and their impact on acute malnutrition in humanitarian contexts. The review also identifies key gaps that remain in the evidence base. For more information on REFANI, please visit our website. 

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