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Global Hunger Crisis: G7 support needed urgently

Berlin, May 17, 2022 – Ahead of the G7 Development Ministers’ meeting, Action Against Hunger warns of devastating hunger crises around the world. The organization is calling on G7 countries to launch a food and nutrition security alliance and immediately provide a multi-billion-dollar support package to save the most vulnerable children, women and men from […]

Nearly 90% of Experts Surveyed Predict that the Global Hunger Crisis Will Grow Over the Next 10 Years, Without Greater Innovation

New Research Illuminates the Need to Rethink Hunger Prevention and Relief NEW YORK, NY – Jan. 31, 2022 – A new report released today found that nearly 90% of international food security and nutrition experts surveyed predict that without innovation and bold action, global hunger will continue to rise over the next decade. However, two-thirds […]

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“We are working against the clock to get food and drinking water to the local population”

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Philippines Typhoon Rai has affected more than 1,800,000 people and caused at least 375 deaths in the Philippines. According to local authorities, this is the worst typhoon to hit the country this year. Action Against Hunger is responding to the needs of affected populations, organising food distributions and facilitating access to […]

Mali: Alarming food crisis leaves 1.2 million hungry

The number of Malians facing hunger has increased nearly threefold in one year, warns a coalition of 22 humanitarian organisations working in the country. The triple impacts of rising insecurity, droughts and Covid-19 have plunged a record number of 1.2 million people into a food crisis in 2021. “Food security is threatened on many fronts […]

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Women’s Executive Network Names Onome Ako One Of Canada’s Most Powerful Women Of 2021

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2021 – Today, Onome Ako, CEO of Action Against Hunger, has been named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN). The announcement was made today as part of 2021 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, which spans the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and recognizes outstanding […]

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Action Against Hunger Canada names Onome Ako as Chief Executive Officer

Toronto, Ontario (June 16, 2021) – Action Against Hunger Canada’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Onome Ako as Chief Executive Officer effective August 23, 2021. In addition to providing leadership and direction, her mandate is to develop a new five-year strategy to accelerate and diversify Action Against Hunger Canada’s revenue […]