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Post-Harvest Losses and Strategies for Reduction

Post-Harvest Losses (PHL) management is recognized as an important component of global efforts to optimizing agriculture’s full potential for ensuring food and nutrition security. PHL reduction can greatly contribute to ACF efforts in combating hunger and improving food security and livelihoods for vulnerable populations. The objective of this technical paper is to provide background information on Post-Harvest Losses by highlighting some concepts and problems of postharvest food losses in cereals and perishable crops as well as critical factors go

Gender Policy

The ACF Gender Policy is based on the need for sound, realistic, informative, nutrition-sensitive gender and social analysis that can help ACF staff understand women’s, men’s, boys’, and girl’s needs and priorities, considering the workloads and cultural systems they operate within, in order to design programmes that have a higher impact and are more effective.

Nutrition Security Policy

The ACF Nutrition Security Policy document forms the basis for a common multisectoral understanding of the global issue of undernutrition and how ACF commits to respond to it in a coherent, evidence based and holistic way.

ACF International: Annual Progress Report 2013

The fourth annual report from ACF International illustrates progress made towards the ACF International Strategic Plan for 2010-2015. The report is structured according to the five goals outlined in the plan and draws data from all of ACF's activities across the globe. ACF responded to three major humanitarian emergencies in 2013 such as the conflict in Syria, typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Philippines, and violence in the Central African Republic while implementing new programs in Cambodia and Iraqi Kurdistan.

Access For All: Volume 2

What factors influence access to community-based treatment of severe acute malnutrition? Volume 2 of the Access for All series aims to contribute to the emerging body of evidence on barriers to SAM treatment services. First, this volume examined over 40 coverage assessments carried out by the Coverage Monitoring Network in over 20 countries to identify common barriers to access and understand how these vary according to programmes and contexts. Next, the public health literature was reviewed to determine whether these barriers were unique to SAM treatment services.

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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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