This Action Against Hunger | ACF International paper outlines the organization’s policies and strategies in relation to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in many countries struggling with high infection rates. The document also outlines ACF’s goals and approaches and provides recommendations for policy implementation.
From understanding the concept of food security and analyzing it, to providing impoverished communities with the means to achieve long-term security, this booklet covers many facets of the food security activities Action Against Hunger | ACF International implements around the world.
Rapid price increases in early 2008 led to riots in over 30 countries that sparked international calls for action and repositioned as global priorities the need to combat hunger and reinvigorate local agriculture. Action Against Hunger | ACF International’s in-depth field study, Feeding Hunger & Insecurity, reminds us the crisis is far from over and that urrgent funding is needed to translate global policy into effective, targeted responses addressing the needs of those most affected.
Action Against Hunger | ACF International’s latest Hunger Watch briefing paper, this publication surveys households in Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and the Central African Republic in the wake of the global food crisis and finds that inflated food prices may not have an immediate impact on acute malnutrition at the national level, but that they have a significant and consistent impact on livelihoods and dietary diversity in all four countries.
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