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Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Annual Progress Report 2013

Action Against Hunger’s Annual Progress Report 2013 outlines the progress made toward our organisation’s international strategic goals, established for 2010-2015. The report presents data collected from throughout the organisation according to a set of indicators that demonstrate the impact our work has had around the world.  The report allows decision makers in the organisation to have […]

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Rapid response needed to escalating violence in Iraq

Photo by Ben Allen, June 16, 2014.  Action Against Hunger is urging the international community to act quickly to mount a coordinated humanitarian response to the hundreds of thousands of people currently fleeing the escalating violence in Iraq. Hundreds of thousands of people—mainly families escaping violence in Mosul, in northern Iraq—have fled to the border […]

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Meatballs: June 4, 2014

Thank you for joining Action Against Hunger for the screening and cast reunion of the Canadian cult film Meatballs on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at the  TIFF Bell Lightbox. In 1979, a low-budget Canadian film starring Bill Murray and a host of up-and-coming Canadian actors transformed into an unforgettable cult classic. Who could forget that absurdly charming sleeper […]

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There vs Here: Why I Volunteer for ACF

By Khalil Guliwala One day, while visiting my paternal grandparents in India, my grandfather took me to the local ice cream parlour.  There were a few children begging right outside the parlour, and I noticed a couple buy a loaf of sliced bread and hand it to them.  I watched as those children, about 4 […]

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Sowing the seeds of good nutrition

Action Against Hunger has just published a new report: Sowing the Seeds of Good Nutrition. Making Agricultural Policies Deliver Better Nutrition. This report, based on three case studies conducted in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Peru, demonstrate that agriculture can and must do more to contribute to the fight against under-nutrition. The report focuses on the challenges […]

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Impact of climate change on hunger and under-nutrition

Action Against Hunger has released a briefing paper on the impact of climate change on hunger and under-nutrition. Even in the most optimistic global warming scenario, the effects of climate change on under-nutrition would be devastating, and would undermine current efforts to reduce hunger and ensure good nutrition. Despite the obvious critical situation and strong […]