Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
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.
SQUEAC Report: Goronyo LGA's Community Management of Acute Malnutrition Program in State of Sokoto, Northern NigeriaApril, 2014
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.
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.
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.