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Alliance against Hunger and Malnutrition (AAHM)

Aims of AAHM

  • To address how countries and organizations can be more effective in carrying out and advocating actions to address hunger and malnutrition.
  • Global connections between local, national, regional and international institutions that share the goals of fighting hunger and malnutrition.
  • The organization works to address food security by enhancing the resources and knowledge sharing and strengthening hunger activities within countries and across state lines at the local and international levels.

AAHM was set-up in 2002 as the 'International Alliance Against Hunger (IAAH)' to reinforce and coordinate national efforts in the fight against hunger and malnutrition.

The mission of AAHM (UN Millennium Development Goals)

  • Reducing the number of people that suffer from hunger in half by 2015
  • Developing a global partnership for development.

The Alliance (AAHM) was formed by the Rome-based food agencies

  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
  • UN World Food Programme (WFP)
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
  • Biodiversity International.

AAHM linking governments, UN organizations, and NGOs together in order to increase effectiveness through unity.