Publications

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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

Aid for Nutrition: Mobilizing Innovative Financing for the fight against undernutrition

February, 2013

2013 will be a critical year in the scaling-up of nutrition investments. Compared to the scale of the problem, current investments in proven nutrition interventions remain inadequate and new strategies to increase donors commitments and raise additional funds are required to ensure the needs of millions of children are met. In this context, we feel urgent to mobilize further research on the development of innovative financing mechanisms for nutrition.  Key messages

Hunger Matters, 2013

January, 2013

Action Against Hunger’s global magazine, Hunger Matters, delivers perspectives from the front lines of humanitarian action and the race to end deadly malnutrition. Thematically organized around “access to good nutrition,” this edition of Hunger Matters explores new approaches to helping the most vulnerable access the resources they need to ensure healthy lives for their families and communities. As Archbishop Desmond Tutu reminds us in this edition’s foreward, “Never before has the world had such abundant resources of money, knowledge and food.

Muttur: Six years of impunity: The failure of justice in Sri Lanka

December, 2012

On August 4th, 2006, 17 ACF employees were summarily executed in Sri Lanka in the intensifying conflict area of Muttur and fundamental principles of justice in the investigation were disregarded by various parties involved. through this report, ACF is providing a comprehensive view of the many mechanisms which could have resulted in justice in the Muttur massacre but failed to do so. 

Learning Review

December, 2012

Mental Health and Care Practices Report

November, 2012

ACF International's report on 10 years of fieldwork and research into mental health and care practices. 

Karamoja Water Harvesting Field Guide

October, 2012

This is a field guide detailing various water harvesting methods for the purpose of irrigation, livestock, and general water stocking for non-potable water use in the semi-arid Karamoja region. 

Aid for Nutrition

May, 2012

This report shows that funding for undernutrition programs represents a mere one percent of the estimated $11.8 billion that is needed annually, funding levels that remained unchanged between 2005 and 2009. And 11 percent of government and international funding commitments went unfunded. It also provides a detailed analysis on aid reporting systems, assesses the transparency, quantity and effectiveness of nutrition funding in recent years, and provides recommendations on what is needed to adequately address undernutrition.

Emerging Good Practice in the Use of Fresh Food Vouchers

January, 2012

In the following document, Action Against Hunger shares what we’ve learned from our recent experiences using fresh food vouchers in emergency contexts. As a leading partner in the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP), Action Against Hunger has been applying these innovative, market-based vouchers as a way to give crisis-affected families a flexible way to buy what they most need to survive, while keeping food vendors involved in the local economy.

Philippines: New Cash Transfer Technologies Attend to Basic Emergency Needs

January, 2012

At Action Against Hunger, we have a history of pioneering the application of cutting-edge tools and techniques to old, persistent problems in aid and development. In that tradition, we are a leading partner of the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP).

Hunger Matters, 2012

January, 2012

Action Against Hunger’s global magazine, Hunger Matters, delivers perspectives from the front lines of humanitarian action and the race to end deadly malnutrition. Focused on “recurring crises,” this edition of Hunger Matters explores the cyclical nature of global hunger and the seasonal realities that keep too many communities impoverished from year to year. We invite you to learn more about the ongoing challenges faced by these communities and how our innovative solutions are making a difference.

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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.