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

Research Uptake Panel presentations

February, 2016

REFANI organized a panel on February 2, 2016, hosted by DFID in London, UK. This is a recording of the discussion.

Research Uptake in a Humanitarian Context: Summary on the Panel Discussion

February, 2016

REFANI organized the 'Research Uptake in a Humanitarian Context: Insights on Designing and Implementing a Research Uptake Strategy' panel discussion on February 2, hosted by DFID, in London, UK. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions of the panel. 

Replicating The Sanitation Marketing Model of The Low Cost ‘‘Easy Latrine’’ In Sindh Province, Pakistan

January, 2016

This case study documents the introduction by Action Against Hunger of the sanitation marketing of Easy Latrines in Southern Pakistan and explains its adaptation to the local context, introducing very encouraging initial results with the demand and offer both growing within months after the introduction of the concept.

Nigeria: Transforming Awareness and Training Into Effective CMAM Performance

January, 2016

Nigeria is ranked as the third country with the highest absolute number of children less than five years of age in need of treatment for severe acute malnutrition. In 2012, the nutritional anthropometric survey conducted in Yobe State, indicated global acute malnutrition (GAM) rates of 14.5% and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) rates of 3.1%. In February 2011, Action Against Hunger began supporting a sustainable approach to integration of community– based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) for SAM in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Yobe State, Nigeria. 

Kenya: Integrating MIYCN Initiatives Across Sectors In Dadaab Refugee Camps

January, 2016

In many refugee contexts, maternal undernutrition and sub-optimal IYCF practices contribute to the burden of acute malnutrition. In 2011, UNHCR and partners renewed effort to support maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN) in established and new Dadaab refugee camps in Kenya where GAM and maternal anemia was prevalent and feeding practices sub-optimal. Led by Action Against Hunger, the initiative developed a common results framework and communication model with nutrition and health services and allied sectors such as WASH and livelihoods.

Water Treatment In Sindh Province: The Chulli Improved Cooking Stove

January, 2016

This case study introduces tests completed in the province of Sindh in Southern Pakistan on improved cooking stoves known as Chulli. The Chulli enables water treatment through the use of a water heating mechanism.

Access To Emergency Sanitation For Pakistani Women

January, 2016

This case study shares the experience of Action Against Hunger in Pakistan to look for solutions to help women address their individual needs for defecation and menstruation.

REFANI Somalia Country Study

September, 2015

The REFANI Somalia study is a case control study assessing the role of cash transfer programmes in reducing the risk of acute malnutrition in Somalia. In collaboration between the Institute for Global Health at University College of London (UCL) and Concern Worldwide, the Somalia study will study the implementation of an unconditional emergency cash transfer programme (CTP) in the Afgoye Corridor region, close to Mogadishu.

SAM 2020: An Agenda for Scaling-up the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition by 2020

September, 2015

To have a long term, sustainable and significant impact on undernutrition two things are needed; a multi-sectoral preventative approach and an effective curative service at scale. We believe in effective prevention and effective management of undernutrition as two inseparable parts of an effective global effort towards nutrition security.

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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.