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

Psychosocial Impact of Humanitarian Crises

December, 2014

The psychosocial impact of humanitarian crises includes psychological and social problems, at both the individual and community levels, following an emergency, as well as the impact on the existing psychological resources. In order to promote a holistic approach in response to the complexity of humanitarian

ACF Uganda: Life of a Woman Activist in Northern Uganda

September, 2014

Raising awareness about Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of Action Against Hunger’s strategies to empower women in their households and communities in Northern Uganda. Selected individuals are trained to become activists who can serve as role models for other women and facilitate the process of seeking justice for cases of GBV. Here is further insight into the challenging yet inspiring life of one such remarkable woman activist.

ACF Democratic Republic of Congo: Impact of Cross-Sectoral Approach to Addressing Konzo in DRC

September, 2014

Households in Bandundu Province, DRC rely primarily on agriculture for food; cultivating cassava as the main crop and have limited dietary diversity. Due to the presence of cyanide in cassava, a poisonous chemical in unprocessed cassava, the retting process to leach out cyanide prior to consumption is essential. Improperly processed cassava causes konzo, a neurological ailment triggered by sustained dietary exposure to cyanide.

ACF Kenya: Participatory Risk Analysis & Integrated Approaches to Increasing Resilience of Pastoral Communities in Northern Kenya

September, 2014

Households and livelihoods in Merti and Garbatulla Districts of Kenya are highly vulnerable and threatened by an increasing frequency of cyclical, seasonal droughts in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya. Pastoral communities are at risk with the gradual erosion of community resilience and traditional coping strategies by successive shocks and limited development investments.

ACF Uganda: Lessons from Northern Uganda in Addressing Gender Based Violence

September, 2014

Action Against Hunger aims to empower women in Northern Uganda using a two pronged strategy; a) cash transfers, skills training and VSLAs for income generating activities, and b) interventions to prevent violence against women at the household and community level.

ACF Guinée: Project "Mamans bouillie": Allier activités génératrices de revenus et prévention de la sous-nutrition

December, 2013

Since 2008, ACF spain has been overseeing a malnutrition treatment program by supporting five health centers integrated in the Conakry region of Guinea. ACF Spain and its partners have been supporting local intitiatives such as, "Porridge Mums," who produce and sell nutritious food (predominately for children and newborns) by strengthening the capacity of these projects to ensure a sustainable improvement in income and participate, through their action, to malnutrition prevention.

Humanitarian principles in conflict: Ensuring humanitarian principles are respected in armed conflicts and other situations of violence: ACF’s experience and position

December, 2013

The purpose of this paper is to state ACF’s position on the application of the humanitarian principles and to highlight the importance and challenges of applying them when working in situations of armed conflict and social unrest.

What Does It Mean to Implement a Research Uptake Strategy? Experiences from the REFANI Consortium - Summary on the Panel Discussion

December, 2013

Summary of REFANI's panel discussion on research uptake, held on October 4, 2016 in London. 

ACF Case Study: Pakistan: Nutrition mainstreaming in flood response programming

December, 2013

Pakistan experienced some of the worst floods in its history in 2010, affecting more than one-tenth of Pakistan's population. Chronic food insecurity and a poor baseline nutrition situation were worsened by the floods, which heavily damaged livelihoods, weakened coping mechanisms and created a humanitarian emergency in an area where structural poverty and inequity already existed.

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Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure everyone can access clean water, food, training and healthcare. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger.