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
Action Against Hunger is leading a global movement to end hunger in our lifetimes. It innovates solutions, advocates for change, and reaches 25 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, its 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. It strives to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.