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

CASE STUDY: IMPROVING ACCOUNTABILITY THROUGH STRONGER FEEDBACK SYSTEMS

January, 2017

Feedback and Complaint Mechanisms (FCM) are an essential component of transparent and accountable humanitarian response. Action Against Hunger provides formal feedback channels in the majority of its country programs. To document good practices and lessons learned, a qualitative study was undertaken focused on the FCMs in use by Action Against Hunger in Pakistan and Uganda.

CASE STUDY: COMMUNITY-LED TOTAL SANITATION IN NORTHERN BAHR EL GHAZAL, SOUTH SUDAN

January, 2017

This case study documents the experience of implementing the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan. It first presents the context and project background, then the CLTS approach and how it was implemented, and its results. Finally, challenges and solutions are reported, and reflections on the way forward are proposed.

CASE STUDY: NUTRITION RESILIENCE: PARTICIPATORY ANALYSIS AND PLANNING

January, 2017

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.

CASE STUDY: UTILIZING THE PORRIDGE MUM APPROACH IN RAPID ONSET EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

January, 2017

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.

REFANI Panel on Research Uptake - London, October 4, 2016

September, 2016

What Does It Mean to Implement a Research Uptake Strategy? Experiences from the REFANI Consortium

Researching How Cash Transfers Impact Communities in Sindh, Pakistan: Q&A with REFANI-Pakistan’s Qualitative Researcher

May, 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. 

REFANI Somalia Country Study

March, 2016

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.

REFANI Niger Country Study

March, 2016

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.

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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.