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Food Security & Livelihoods

Action Against Hunger’s food security and livelihoods programs tackle the root causes of hunger: problems of access and production.

Encompassing a wide array of activities customized to meet a community’s specific needs, our programs are designed to bolster agricultural production, jumpstart local market activity, support micro-enterprise initiatives, and otherwise enhance a vulnerable community’s access to sustainable sources of food and income.

Uganda: Cash Grants to Strengthen Returnee Livelihoods

At Action Against Hunger, we have a history of pioneering the application of cutting-edge tools and techniques to old, persistent problems in aid and development. In that tradition, we are a leading partner of the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

South Sudan: Cash Grants to Support Income Generating Activities

At Action Against Hunger, we have a history of pioneering the application of cutting-edge tools and techniques to old, persistent problems in aid and development. In that tradition, we are a leading partner of the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

Mongolia: Commodity Vouchers to Support Livestock Herder Disaster Preparedness

At Action Against Hunger, we have a history of pioneering the application of cutting-edge tools and techniques to old, persistent problems in aid and development. In that tradition, we are a leading partner of the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

Kenya: Cash Grants To Support Post-Election Violence Livelihood Recovery

At Action Against Hunger, we have a history of pioneering the application of cutting-edge tools and techniques to old, persistent problems in aid and development. In that tradition, we are a leading partner of the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

Afghanistan: Hawala Cash Transfers for Food Assistance and Livelihood Protection

At Action Against Hunger, we have a history of pioneering the application of cutting-edge tools and techniques to old, persistent problems in aid and development. In that tradition, we are a leading partner of the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

Maximising the Nutritional Impact of Food Security and Livelihoods Interventions: A Manual for Field Workers (French)

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.

Food Security & Livelihoods Surveillance: A practical guide for field workers

This guide book serves to support the mandate of ACF in the fight against malnutrition by providing a methodological, technical and practical reference tool for the implementation of Food Security and Livelihoods Surveillance Systems. It is a review and update of the 2006 ACF publication, "Methodological Approach for Food Security Assessment and Surveillance". 

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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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