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ACF Case Study: Guinea Conakry: Project "porridge mums": Combining income generating activities and undernutrition prevention

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 Case Study: Liberia: Strengthening integrated systems for management and prevention of malnutrition in Greater Monrovia

Liberia's capital, 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.

Humanitarian principles in conflict: Ensuring humanitarian principles are respected in armed conflicts and other situations of violence: ACF’s experience and position

The purpose of this paper is to state ACF’s position on the application of the humanitarian principles and to highlight the importance and challenges of applying them when working in situations of armed conflict and social unrest.

Maximising the Nutritional Impact of Food Security and Livelihoods Interventions: A Manual For Field Workers

This manual aims to provide practical guidance to field workers in order to maximise the nutritional impact of food security & livelihoods (FSL) interventions. This requires the systematic use of a "nutrition lens" at each step of the project cycle and a close collaboration between sectors.

Action Newsletter: Best Practices and Lessons Learnt: Empowering women in rural Kenya

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-USA Technical Postition Paper: US Government Food Assistance Reform Proposal

This positioning paper declares ACF-USA's stance on food assistance reform. ACF-USA supports the Obama Administration food aid reform proposal, which would end the inefficient use of monetization programming, increase flexibility to use cash and voucher programming for food assitnace and increase the US Government's ability to use local and regional rather than US-procured commodities in situations where commodity food aid is necessary. 

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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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