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Learning to Learn: Harnessing External Evaluations to Build on Strengths, Enhance Effectiveness

Action Against Hunger has a long harnessed internal and external reviews to determine how our programs stand up against measures of impact, sustainability, relevance, coherence, coverage, effectiveness and efficiency.

Our 2011 Learning Review reflects the culmination of a lengthy process carried out by Action Against Hunger’s Evaluation, Learning & Accountability Unit and builds on ACF’s previous efforts at assembling meta-evaluations to provide the organization with a sense of its program strengths and weaknesses.

New Report Shows Inadequacies of Aid Investment in Nutrition

We’re about to reach a critical moment in combating the hunger crisis. Key conversations will be happening. The maternal- and child-health focused 1,000 Days will host the Scaling Up Nutrition: Calling All Champions briefing in Washington on the eve of the G8 Summit, May 17th.

Getting it Right from the Start: Building a Better South Sudan

A coalition of 38 aid agencies have issued a report urging the international community not to squander the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people of South Sudan, the world’s newest nation.

Feeding Hunger & Insecurity: New Publication Offers Blueprint for Grappling with Global Food Crisis

Action Against Hunger's latest publication, Feeding Hunger & Insecurity: Field Analysis of Volatile Global Commodity Food Prices, Food Security, & Childhood Malnutrition, offers an assessment of the global food crisis and its impact on vulnerable communities.

Prioritizing Local Food Security: Can We Halve Global Hunger By 2015?

Dependence and Devastation in Liberia: Global Food Prices Wreak Havoc in Monrovia

The humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger / Action Contre la Faim (ACF) released a report detailing the devastating impact of rising food prices in Monrovia, Liberia where vulnerable communities can no longer feed themselves and rates of acute malnutrition are rising dramatically. Action Against Hunger has recorded a 40% increase in admissions to therapeutic nutrition programs in Monrovia from January to June of 2008—a clear indication that vulnerability has become acute as rates of malnutrition climb.

Global Food Crisis & Liberia: Why Are We Waiting to Act?

Humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger | ACF-USA has published a report about the effects of rising food prices on people living in Monrovia, Liberia. Action Against Hunger is now raising the alarm about the seriousness of the situation. Urgent intervention is needed to prevent the situation from deteriorating any further. However, the international community is yet to turn empty declarations of intention into firm and decisive action.

New ACF Publication: Hunger & HIV, From Food Crisis to Integrated Care

Action Against Hunger, the international humanitarian agency, announces its latest research publication, Hunger & HIV: From Food Crisis to Integrated Care.

As part of a broader humanitarian effort to address the AIDS pandemic, Action Against Hunger works to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on already vulnerable communities. HIV has complicated the treatment of severe malnutrition, challenging more traditional approaches and protocols and requiring substantial investments in field-based research to enhance our understandings of hunger and HIV.

ACF Report: Women Essential in the Fight Against Hunger

The international aid organization Action Against Hunger (ACF) launched its advocacy program Hunger Watch today from its UK office with a report released in conjunction with International Women's Day highlighting the importance of women in the fight against hunger.

Entitled Women and Hunger: Women's central role in the fight against hunger, the report is based on more than 25 years of ACF's program experience and reviews the difficulties and inequalities facing women throughout the world.

Hunger and AIDS: A Devastating Combination

In recognition of World AIDS Day, the international aid organization Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim or ACF) has released a report highlighting the connection between AIDS and hunger.

The report focuses both on ways that hunger and malnutrition can affect those infected with HIV/AIDS, and the different forms of hunger and malnutrition that HIV/AIDS can leave in its wake. Emphasizing the approaches that ACF has been taking to address both issues, the report is unique in its focus on this new way of looking at both hunger and HIV.


About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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