Action Contre La Faim

Action Contre La Faim

Recognized as one of the leading organizations in the fight against hunger worldwide, Action Contre La Faim was created to save lives through malnutrition.

Mission statement

To save lives through prevention, detection and treatment of malnutrition, in particular during and following disasters and conflict.

Summary of relevant work

Action Contre La Faim (ACF) focuses its fight against malnutrition on an integrated approach, taking the following various aspects into account:


In 2013, ACF-International was active in over 47 countries, aiding around 7 million individuals. By integrating the programmes with regional and national systems, ACF ensures that short-term actions are becoming long-term solutions.


Treatment, care and rehabilitation
Central America and the Caribbean
Middle East
South America
Humanitarian and conflict health