Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
Pakistan experienced some of the worst floods in its history in 2010, affecting more than one-tenth of Pakistan's population. Chronic food insecurity and a poor baseline nutrition situation were worsened by the floods, which heavily damaged livelihoods, weakened coping mechanisms and created a humanitarian emergency in an area where structural poverty and inequity already existed.
This newsletter is a bi-annual publication for Action Against Hunger's Kenya Mission. The aim is to reach out to various stakeholders and partners to increase awareness about our programmes. This publication highlights the most recent information on current pogrammes, including the unique initiative, Mother to Mother Support Group, that is transforming the lives of hundreds of families.
ACF Guinée: Project "Mamans bouillie": Allier activités génératrices de revenus et prévention de la sous-nutritionDecember, 2013
Since 2008, ACF spain has been overseeing a malnutrition treatment program by supporting five health centers integrated in the Conakry region of Guinea. ACF Spain and its partners have been supporting local intitiatives such as, "Porridge Mums," who produce and sell nutritious food (predominately for children and newborns) by strengthening the capacity of these projects to ensure a sustainable improvement in income and participate, through their action, to malnutrition prevention.
ACF Liberia: Renforcement du système intégré de gestion et de prévention de la malnutrition dans le Grand MonroviaDecember, 2013
Liberia's capitial, Monrovia, is home to a third of the nation's population, intensifying pressure on resources and installations such as water and sanitation facilities. ACF launched an eleven month integrated food security and nutrition programme in April 2011 following reports of widespread malnutrition throughout the country by a Comprehensive Food Security & Nutrition Survey in 2010 and pilot program run by ACF. The objective of the programme was to reduce morbidity and mortality from malnutrition in children under five years old in Greater Monrovia.
What factors influence access to community-based treatment of severe acute malnutrition? Volume 2 of the Access for All series aims to contribute to the emerging body of evidence on barriers to SAM treatment services. First, this volume examined over 40 coverage assessments carried out by the Coverage Monitoring Network in over 20 countries to identify common barriers to access and understand how these vary according to programmes and contexts. Next, the public health literature was reviewed to determine whether these barriers were unique to SAM treatment services.