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The hunger crisis is still raging — and women and girls are suffering the most. Here’s what to do about it.

By Onome Ako; CEO, Action Against Hunger Canada Why it matters World hunger is worsening at an unprecedented rate and the impact of climate change, conflict, and soaring inflation is impacting farmers’ ability to grow food and families’ ability to afford what is available. One group is feeling the effects more acutely. Of the 828 […]

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Pakistan: One in Seven People Affected By Monsoon Rains

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Pakistan ACTION AGAINST HUNGER INTERVENES IN THE MOST AFFECTED AREAS IN SINDH AND BALOCHISTAN PROVINCES From June, Pakistan has been affected by the worst monsoon rains in recorded history. As the toll continues to rise, Action Against Hunger teams in the country are preparing to intervene in the provinces of Sindh […]

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The Terikunda Jekulu approach creates a supportive social environment for family planning

In Mali, 3 in 10 women have unmet family planning needs. Through the Integrated Fight Against Chronic Malnutrition project in Mali, Action Against Hunger, with the help of its local partners, AMADECOM and COFERSA, aims to reduce the number of married women and men of reproductive age without access to modern contraceptive methods1. Funded by […]

The training of health providers is an essential step in the fight against maternal, neonatal, and infantile mortality in the Tchologo region of northern Côte d’Ivoire

As part of the ACT-Femmes project, funded by the Government of Canada, a 6-day workshop was hosted to help build the capacity of health workers in 15 health facilities in the Tchologo region of northern Côte d’Ivoire. The Tchologo Women/Adolescent Girls Empowerment Project (ACT-Femmes) is a 5-year initiative that aims to empower and improve the […]

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In this community, the waterway is a lifeline

After widening of the waterway, larger boast carrying materials and supplies can now be transported between Old Fangak and Paguir. Photo: Peter Canton, Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. The waterway is more than what it seems. The idea behind this monumental project was, ‘how do we get to Paguir during the floods?’ More than just […]

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How ‘planting grass’ saved a village from hunger

Action Against Hunger Program Co-ordinator Joe Joe Zubahyea teaches local women in Paguir, South Sudan on how to plant rice properly. Photo: Peter Caton, Action Against Hunger South Sudan ‘Who is this person that Action Against Hunger brought who is planting grass!?’ is the first thing people thought after seeing Head of Base, Joe Joe […]