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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.

In Kenya, Information About Breastfeeding Saves Lives

Editor’s Note: This month, Action Against Hunger joined the NGO community in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week by sharing heartwarming stories about some of our work to promote breastfeeding in Kenya. You can read our first two stories here and here. This week, we're sharing the final story in our series about the importance of breastfeeding.

Celebrating Success Among Breastfed Babies in Kenya

Editor’s Note: This week Action Against Hunger joins the NGO community in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week, running August 1st-7th. See below for a story about some of our work to promote breastfeeding in Kenya, and stay tuned to the blog later this month for more breastfeeding success stories!

Gender Policy (Spanish)

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.

Gender Policy (French)

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.

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.

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.

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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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