Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
High undernutrition rates and important disaster risks are common in humanitarian area of operation. Undernutrition causes, either structural or shock related, are complex and require in-depth, contextbased analysis. To foster this necessary analysis, joining nutrition and resilience, Action Against Hunger Cambodia mission has piloted an analysis package built around the notion of nutrition resilience.
The Porridge Mum approach employed by Action Against Hunger in Borno State, Nigeria, provides a platform for women to come together, learn and discuss issues related to improved child caring and feeding practices. Porridge Mum groups ensure that children under five and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) receive one supplementary nutritious meal per day.
The fight against malnutrition and hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a challenge that Action Against Hunger has worked to address for close to ten years. The Action Against Hunger’s DRC nutrition emergency pool is the mission’s flagship and longest-running program. The pool works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and its division, PRONANUT, to confirm nutrition crisis alerts through rapidly deployed SMART surveys and respond to confirmed crisis through emergency intervention teams.
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Researching How Cash Transfers Impact Communities in Sindh, Pakistan: Q&A with REFANI-Pakistan’s Qualitative ResearcherMay, 2016
The REFANI-Pakistan qualitative researcher explains what kind of information she collected in Dadu, Pakistan, and how it will help fill the evidence gap on nutritional outcomes in cash transfer programming.
The REFANI Somalia study was a non-randomized cluster controlled intervention trial to assess the impact of cash transfer programmes in reducing the risk acute malnutrition in children aged 6-59 months living in internally displaced person (IDP) camps. It was a collaboration between the Institute for Global Health at University College London (UCL) and Concern Worldwide.
The REFANI Niger study was a cluster randomised controlled trial (cRCT) of the effectiveness and cost-efficiency of early initiation and longer duration of emergency/seasonal unconditional cash transfers on children’s nutritional status (ISRCTN 25360839). Led by the Institute for Global Health at University College of London (UCL), a trial of an unconditional emergency/seasonal cash transfer programme (CTP) was being implemented by Concern Worldwide in Tahoua Department, Niger.
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.