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

Implementing cash-based interventions: A guideline for aid workers

October, 2007

A growing body of experience and literature shows an interest in alternatives to in-kind distributions, where people are given cash or vouchers instead, which they use to acquire the items they need. In this manual, these are broadly called "cash-based interventions". ACF has been implementing food security projects for more than 25 years and have included some cash-based interventions but these have been limited in number relative to other food security interventions. The purpose of this module is to provide ACF with a practical guide for implementing cash-based...

Implementing cash-based interventions: A guideline for aid workers (French)

October, 2007

A growing body of experience and literature shows an interest in alternatives to in-kind distributions, where people are given cash or vouchers instead, which they use to acquire the items they need. In this manual, these are broadly called "cash-based interventions". ACF has been implementing food security projects for more than 25 years and have included some cash-based interventions but these have been limited in number relative to other food security interventions. The purpose of this module is to provide ACF with a practical guide for implementing cash-based...

Food Aid by Grouping Method

September, 2007

The aim of this document is to provide a practical and methodological guideline for the implementation of food aid activities, using the grouping method. It is primarily based on ACF food aid activities in North and South Darfur, during 2004-2007. The document describes the whole project cycle, starting with registration through distribution to monitoring, and provides lessons learnt from ACF field activities. 

Strategic Programming for Community Nutrition Interventions

April, 2007

Combining information from Guinea, Malawi and Mali, this Action Against Hunger publication discusses implementation techniques and procedures to improve community workshops. Using experiences and results from those countries, the guide covers everything from context analysis to community participation.

Women and Hunger: Women play a central role in the fight against hunger

March, 2007

As the principal providers for families around the world, women are key partners in the struggle to end hunger and agencies must incorporate such realities into the very design of their humanitarian programs.

Darfur

January, 2007

After a career in banking, Stéphanie Rivoal joined Action Against Hunger | ACF International in northern Sudan in 2005 where she documented in stunning photographic detail the complexities that underlie the humanitarian crisis in Darfur. This publication is currently out of print and not available for download.

The Justice of Eating: The Struggle for Food and Dignity in Recent Humanitarian Crises

January, 2007

Combining thorough analysis with personal testimonies from struggling families, this report assesses the underlying causes of hunger in several African countries. A powerful indictment of local institutions, national governments, international agencies, and the socioeconomic forces complicit in the persistence of world hunger, this report argues that an end to malnutrition is fully possible with sufficient political will. This publication is currently out of print and not available for download.

Misère urbaine: la faim cachée

January, 2006

Five Agence VU photographers visited Action Against Hunger | ACF International’s programs to give photographic voice to the phenomenon of urban hunger, creating a startling companion piece to ACF’s study on urban hunger, La faim dans les villes. This publication is currently out of print and not available for download.

Food Aid and Alternatives to Food Aid

December, 2005

The objective of this book is to constitute a reference for the principles and methodology of intervention for food aid and alternatives to food aid from initial assessment to implementation and monitoring. Based upon a consolidation of experiences and investigations led over the past ten years in the field, it looks at and develops specific aspects of the different food security programs, especially the technical tools that can be used within the scope of precise projects. 

Regards sur le monde: Les visages de la faim

January, 2005

A group of notable Agence VU photographers give artful testimony to the contexts in which Action Against Hunger | ACF International works, documenting the daily struggles for life and dignity that confront so many communities around the world. This publication is currently out of print and not available for download.

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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 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.