Combining information from Guinea, Malawi and Mali, this Action Against Hunger publication discusses implementation techniques and procedures to improve community workshops. Using experiences and results from those countries, the guide covers everything from context analysis to community participation.
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.
A briefing paper by Action Against Hunger | ACF International and Doctors Without Borders on the occasion of the UN High Level Meeting on Food Security For All in Madrid, this briefing paper lays out the commitments that government representatives, UN leaders, and institutional donors must make in Madrid if we are to have an impact on global malnutrition.
Acute malnutrition, a devastating disease of epidemic proportions, affects some 55 million children with moderate acute malnutrition, 19 million of whom are afflicted with severe acute malnutrition—the most dangerous type of hunger. Each year, at least 3.5 million of these children die because they lack access to treatment—even though these deaths are entirely preventable. Read more about this disease and Action Against Hunger’s proven approach to addressing its symptoms and underlying causes.
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