Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
Around the world, more than one in five children younger than five years old are stunted, irreversibly damaging their physical and cognitive development and limiting their chances at a healthy life. Poor sanitation is the second leading risk factor for stunting worldwide.
In 2017, the number of people in the world suffering from hunger has increased for the third year in a row, according to the United Nations, to 821 million people. After years of progress, conflict has contributed to global hunger numbers rising to levels last seen a decade ago.
The Research on Food Assistance for Nutritional Impact (REFANI) cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA), led by Action Against Hunger, examined the Pakistan and Niger studies in terms of their cost-effectiveness for nutritional impact achieved.
Final findings and discussion on the REFANI project and three country studies
Rationale and methods to share information, speak out, and challenge impunity in cases of violence against humanitarian action.
Behavior change is an inherent part of most humanitarian and development interventions. To improve health outcomes or contribute to nutrition security, most of the time, it is necessary to influence people's behaviors. This guide is designed for field practitioners designing and implementing projects that assist behavior change.
From 2012 to 2016, Action Against Hunger worked with local authorities to trigger 138 communities in Yobe State, Northern Nigeria, using the Community-Led Total Sanitation methodology. The objective of this approach is to empower the community to realize the negative impacts of open defecation on health and wellbeing, and thus mobilize itself to eliminate open defecation and improve sanitation with limited external intervention. Mid-2017, Action Against Hunger conducted a review of the communities to draw lessons from the effectiveness and sustainability of the...
Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.