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Nutrition

Action Against Hunger’s methods for identifying and rescuing populations afflicted with acute malnutrition are internationally renowned, having pioneered revolutionary nutrition products and field tested treatment protocols that have become industry standards.

From rural mountain villages to the confines of refugee camps to ethnically divided cities, Action Against Hunger treats and prevents malnutrition in over 40 countries around the world. Our programs are launched most often during times of crisis and focus on the most vulnerable, including young children and women who are pregnant or nursing.

Over 9 Million Lives Transformed: Dive into the Details

Action Against Hunger is excited to debut our 2013 Annual Progress Report, which outlines the progress we've made in accomplishing our strategic goals for the 2010-2015 time period.

Nutrition Security Policy (French)

Ce document, politique Sécurité Nutritionnelle ACF, de cadrage forme la base d'une compréhension multisectorielle commune du problème de la sous-nutrition et la manière dont ACF s'engage à le combattre dans une démarche cohérente, holistique et basée sur les preuves. Les objectifs du document plus précisément sont de:

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.

Scaling Up Nutrition in Kenya

Action Against Hunger’s team in Kenya is proud to be a part of Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN), a global movement that unites people in a collective effort to improve nutrition globally. As Kenya’s SUN Movement Networks are working to include plans for nutrition programming into their development agenda, our team is playing a key role in raising awareness about the importance of such programs. This was underscored at the Action Against Hunger Nutrition Sensitive Programs Workshop, held in Nairobi in May.

Preventing Malnutrition, One Child at a Time

Editor's note: This post is part of a blog series in partnership with 1,000 Days to highlight global momentum for nutrition. Click here to view the entire series, and also see it as published on The Huffington Post.

Fifth Birthday and Beyond: Zameer’s Story

Editor’s Note: Action Against Hunger is a Coalition Partner of 5th Birthday and Beyond, a celebration of the remarkable strides made in the past 25 years to prevent child deaths from diseases like malnutrition. In honor of this initiative, we’re sharing an inspiring story from our lifesaving programs in Pakistan.

Malnutrition in Conflict: Treating the Psychological Causes of Hunger

Treating malnutrition in humanitarian crises, such as conflict and natural disaster, is far more complex than simply curing disease and providing children with therapeutic foods. Often, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—which is common in extreme situations—hinders the success of treatment.

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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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