Monthly Archives: April 2014

Canadian Leadership: Ending Hunger and Saving Lives

Action Against Hunger / Action contre la Faim Canada is delighted by the Canadian Government’s announcement today of a global summit that will focus on saving the lives of women and children. Taking place in Toronto from May 28-30, 2014, the “Saving Every Woman Every Child: Within Arm’s Reach,” Summit will address the future of Child and […]

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Generation Nutrition – report shows ending child deaths from hunger in a generation is now possible

Press release 24 April 2014. Child deaths from acute malnutrition could be ended in a generation, according to a new global campaign launched today by a coalition of leading international development organizations. The campaign called Generation Nutrition shines a spotlight on the plight of the 52 million children in the world suffering from acute malnutrition – 1 […]

Field Diary: South Sudanese seeking refuge in Uganda

Of the refugee population, nearly 90 percent are women and children. Photo: C. Duroseau Melinda Lee shares her experience from the refugee camps in Adjumani, Uganda which are reaching their maximum capacity with daily arrivals of South Sudanese refugees. After major conflict erupted in South Sudan this past December, individuals and families started crossing the […]

Rust killing coffee crops in Nicaragua, jeopardizing livelihoods of 90,000 families

Rust fungus is killing coffee crops in Nicaragua and threatening the livelihood of farm workers and their families. “Action Against Hunger conducted a food security study in the region and found that the fungus and its destruction of coffee crops is not only detrimental to the agricultural economy, it also poses a food security risk […]

Action Against Hunger Applauds Canadian Government’s Funding of Post-Typhoon Programs in Philippines

Press Release April 4 2014. Action Against Hunger (Action contre la Faim / ACF) commends the Government of Canada on its new commitment of $3.75 million for ACF disaster relief and recovery programs in the Philippines. The funding, announced today by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade & Development, will help restore livelihoods and improve […]