Yearly Archives: 2014

2013 Learning Review from Action Against Hunger

Every year the Action Against Hunger international network publishes a Learning Review.  This important document assesses the successes and shortcomings of our organization in an attempt to learn and improve our performance every year as measured against criteria from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and their Development Assistance Committee (DAC). The Learning […]

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The Impact on Lebanon

By Elizabeth Shelley and Viktoria Lovrics As the Syrian refugee crisis enters its fourth year, the humanitarian burden has taken a crippling toll on Syria’s neighbours, particularly in Lebanon. Lebanon has done more than any other country to support refugees fleeing the violence in Syria, and urgently needs international support. Nevertheless, the response in Lebanon […]

Ending Hunger in the New Year

Photo by Diane Moyer, Burkina Faso 2014 The coming of a new year is a time for us to look back upon what we have accomplished and pledge to make the most of the coming year. 2014 was full of important conversations on ending malnutrition such as the Global Nutrition Report released in November or […]

Buy a gift that save lives this holiday season

Stuck on gift ideas this year? Still can’t find something meaningful to give to someone special? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. We are all watching the days of December fly by, with Christmas time and gift-giving approaching at an alarming rate. We’re all in luck though: Action Contre la Faim has come up with the […]

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A Look at a Female Activist at Work in Northern Uganda

Amito Margaret with members of her women’s group. Photo: ACF-Uganda. By Camille Guyot-Bender Editor’s note: Raising awareness about Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the most important ways we empower women and aid communities in Northern Uganda. At Action Against Hunger we train select community members to become activists, to act as role models, […]

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Global Nutrition Report 2014 is out

13 November 2014 / Action Contre la Faim Canada strongly welcomes the first ever Global Nutrition Report, launched yesterday. By providing a never seen before picture of global- and country-level progress in all forms of nutrition, the report marks a historical turning point in the fight to end child malnutrition. Malnutrition is a clear global […]