In this section we will see the meaning of behaviour change in the context of Action Against Hunger programmes (in relation to health, nutrition, mental health and care practices; water, hygiene and sanitation; and food security), some theory behind behaviour-change interventions and different approaches. Also, we will learn what a behaviour change intervention involves, and the skills and time needed for designing and implementing a behaviour change intervention.

What is BC?

What do we mean by behaviour change?

BC theories

Some theory behind behaviour change interventions


What skills are required for designing and implementing a behaviour change intervention?


How much time is needed for a behaviour change intervention?

Ethical considerations

Some ethical considerations in a BC intervention


Some common terms