Monthly Archives: August 2013

Food is a Beautiful Thing

Even for those of us who really relish our food (like me), when we have enough to eat, it’s easy to take for granted just how much it really does for us. Think about it: food gives us the energy to get up in the morning; the energy to work, to play, to think, to move, to participate in life.

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

This paper delves into the benefits and efficiencies of mobilizing innovative financing in the fight against undernutrition. Undernutrition is a major public health concern in many developing countries. Globally undernutrition is responsible for the deaths of millions of children and causes 35% of all deaths of children under the age of 5. Effective solutions are […]

Water and HIV: Working for Positive Solutions

A striking relationships exists between the HIV pandemic and the impact of inadequate water and sanitation resources. Infectious diseases stemming from poor sanitation and contaminated water sources complicate malnutrition and illness; for those with HIV, the impact and risk is even greater. Yet, as outlined in this report, Action Against Hunger’s ongoing research and field […]

Local Voices: A Community Perspective On HIV and Hunger in Zambia

This report documents the findings of Local Voices, a six month research project that provided HIV orphans, vulnerable children and their caretakers with the opportunity to voice the difficulties they face providing food, water and healthcare for their families. Through detailed interviews and discussions, the project carried out a dialogue with 20 families from four […]