Yearly Archives: 2014

Looking Beyond the Second International Conference on Nutrition

From November 19 to November 21, 2014, ministers from 193 countries met in Rome for the first time in 22 years to tackle malnutrition. At the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), individuals ranging from Melinda Gates to Pope Francis to Canada’s Lois Brown, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development and La […]

Typhoon Hagupit Action Against Hunger

Typhoon Hagupit Makes Landfall in the Philippines

13 months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated large regions of the Philippines, the islands braced for more destruction as Super Typhoon Hagupit made landfall on Saturday night. Typhoon Hagupit (referred to locally as Ruby) hit first near Dolores in eastern Samar on Saturday morning, and struck Cataingan the following morning. While the typhoon has been downgraded […]

Closing Statement on the Second International Conference on Nutrition

Action Against Hunger Closing Statement Rome, 21 November 2014 // During the past few days, at the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome, social movements representing small-scale fishermen and farmers through to the urban poor, women and young people, with civil society organisations, have united with one common vision: to ensure governments step […]

Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan Action Against Hunger

Typhoon Haiyan: One year later

It has been a year since Typhoon Haiyan (or Yolanda, as it is locally known) devastated large regions of the Philippines. One of the strongest storms in recorded history, Typhoon Haiyan left four million people homeless, and more than 14 million people in desperate need of aid. Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim has been […]

World Food Day in Montreal

MONTRÉAL’S MOST LOVED RESTAURANTS & DINERS COME TOGETHER TO GIVE BACK. This November, we are kicking off the first ever World Food Day Montreal. 25+ of Montreal’s most coveted restaurants are coming together to donate 100% of profits from their dinner services on Wednesday November 12th, 2014 all in support of giving the basic right […]

Restaurants of Love Food, Give Food 2014

Running for the month of October, Love Food, Give Food unites food lovers from across Canada into taking action against hunger by doing what they do best – eating out. By enjoying a meal at the delicious and diverse participating restaurants, you can take a small action and make a big difference to get child […]