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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. 

The State of Global SAM Management Coverage - 2012

"The State of Global SAM Management Coverage 2012” , an annex to the Global Global SAM Management Update, Update, was produced jointly by UNICEF, ACF-UK and the Coverage Monitoring Network. The annex was designed to encourage further debate, discussion and research by reviewing the availability, accessibility and coverage of SAM management worldwide and providing a brief summary of opportunities and challenges ahead.

Sowing the Seeds of Good Nutrition

In 2013, 870 million people are still undernourished while 2 billion people are affected by micronutrient malnutrition or "hidden hunger".  Agriculture is a major component of local food systems, these systems allow people to produce, transform, distribute and consume food.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Sowing the Seeds of Good Nutrition

In 2013, 870 million people are still undernourished while 2 billion people are

Sowing the Seeds of Good Nutrition; Kenya Case Study: Reconciling Agriculture and Nutrition

This study analyzes the integration of nutrition concerns into agricultural and food security interventions in Kenya, and is part of a wider study that includes Burkina Faso and Peru. The study answers the following three questions: (1) How do agricultural policies and programmes integrate nutritional issues? (2) What are the main constraints to designing and implementing nutrition-sensitive agricultural interventions? (3) What could be the main recommendations to alleviate these constraints?

Sowing the Seeds of Good Nutrition; Peru Case Study: Reconciling Agriculture and Nutrition

Peruvian agriculture occupies 15.9 million people, meaning 24.4% of the country’s economically active population. Participation in the market is extremely varied, ranging from major companies investing in irrigation agriculture for agro-export in the Costa region to peasant farming in the Sierra, usually aimed rather at produce for the domestic market. Agriculture produces 70% of the population’s calorie intake and 75% of proteins consumed, particularly through the production of rice, potatoes, cassava and sugar, but also milk products, eggs, meat and pulses.

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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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