Publications

Action Against Hunger South Sudan, T.Frank
Action Against Hunger South Sudan, T.Frank

Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.

Recent Publications

Food Security and Livelihoods Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines: A Practical Guide for Field Workers

October, 2011

These guidelines have been developed to address the series of changes in ACF's operating context to: ecourage best practice in M&E for ACF; introduce a common harmonized approach to and understanding of the purpose of M&E; ensure M&E activities across a project cycle are in line with ACF Project Cycle Management; be accountable to ACF stakeholders and; supplement existing thematic ACF guidance. The goal is to harmonise and standardise monitoring information collected throughout the various countries programmes and projects implemented by ACF FSL teams all...

Caught in the Conflict

August, 2011

Action Against Hunger | ACF International’s first intervention in Pakistan was in 1979 in the context of the Afghan crisis and the arrival of thousands of Afghan refugees. After the country-wide torrential rains which began in late July 2010 and affected 17.2 million people, ACF scaled up its programs responding to the emergency, initially with life-saving activities and later on with livelihoods restoration.

Children Hygiene and Sanitation Training: ACF South Sudan

August, 2011

ACF South Sudan's methodology in children hygiene promotion in Warrap state. 

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

June, 2011

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". 

Changing Climates, Changing Lives: ADAPTATION STRATEGIES OF PASTORAL AND AGRO-PASTORAL COMMUNITIES IN ETHIOPIA AND MALI

June, 2010

This joint publication analyzes the reactions of pastoralists and agro-pastorialists in Ethiopia and Mali to climate change shocks and stressers. Examining the implications of local perceptions to climate change, this technical report offers policy recommendations that promote food security and climate-resilient livelihoods.

Food Security and Livelihoods Assessments: A Practical Guide for Field Workers (French)

April, 2010

This publication guides field workers on how to implement specific aspects of different food security and livelihood programs. Based on Action Against Hunger’s experiences and investigations over the past 10 years in the field, this manual highlights technical tools and intervention principles that can be implemented in various projects.

Identification of vulnerable people in urban environments: Assessment of sustainable livelihoods and urban vulnerabilities (French)

December, 2009

This methodological guide is designed for use by field practitioners, and was conceived in response to several problems: proliferation of food crises in urban environments; difficulty targeting the most vulnerable population among all those affected by urban poverty; breakdown of social structures; and official betrayal or non recognition of disaffected neighborhoods.

Mainstreaming HIV in ACF International Programs

September, 2009

This Action Against Hunger | ACF International paper outlines the organization’s policies and strategies in relation to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in many countries struggling with high infection rates. The document also outlines ACF’s goals and approaches and provides recommendations for policy implementation.

Feeding Hunger & Insecurity: Field Analysis of Volatile Global Commodity Food Prices, Food Security, & Childhood Malnutrition

February, 2009

Rapid price increases in early 2008 led to riots in over 30 countries that sparked international calls for action and repositioned as global priorities the need to combat hunger and reinvigorate local agriculture. Action Against Hunger | ACF International’s in-depth field study, Feeding Hunger & Insecurity, reminds us the crisis is far from over and that urrgent funding is needed to translate global policy into effective, targeted responses addressing the needs of those most affected.

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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 more than 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 17 million people in 2019 alone.