Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
October 16, 2019, World Food Day Action Against Hunger, the world’s hunger specialist, today released a Global Hunger Awareness Survey showing that the rate of child deaths attributable to hunger is far worse than Americans realize. The study also found that most Americans expect their government to do more and would have a more positive view of 2020 presidential candidates who address this issue. Gen Z is the most concerned.
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.
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.