August 2011

Meet Henry Chungu in Malawi!

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We would like to introduce to you a member of our global team. Today we meet Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Henry Chungu! He joined The Hunger Project-Malawi last year and is interviewed here by fellow THP staffer, Carolyn Ramsdell.

Video: How to Feed the World

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A film directed by Denis van Waerebeke for kids age 9 to 14 explains resource disparity, malnutrition and the food crisis. But is "teaching a man to fish" the best way to go about food security?

Meet Bharani Sundarajan!

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We would like to introduce to you a member of our global team. Today we meet Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Bharani Sundarajan! She joined The Hunger Project-India in 2004 and is interviewed here by fellow THP staffer, Carolyn Ramsdell.

Celebrate World Humanitarian Day 2011

Today, August 19, is World Humanitarian Day. Today we honor brave humanitarians working long hours, in difficult conditions, towards a peaceful planet, where all people can live in safety and with dignity. Read the United Nation's pledge to do all they can to ensure the world’s humanitarians are kept safe to do their essential work.

Oxfam's Interactive Map: What a Global Food Crisis Looks Like

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You read news about famine. You hear facts about world hunger. But do you really know how extensive the global food crisis is? Oxfam's interactive map shows you a new way to look at the food crisis.

Meet Epifenia Cinpita from Malawi!

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Several times each month, we introduce you to a partner from our programs in Africa, Latin America and South Asia. Today we meet Microfinance Program partner Epifenia Cinpita who is introduced here by Senior Microfinance Program Officer, Marie Mintalucci.

Meet Lizeta Macanimgue from Mozambique!

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Several times each month, we introduce you to a partner from our programs in Africa, Latin America and South Asia. Today we meet Microfinance Program partner Lizeta Macanimgue who is introduced here by Senior Microfinance Program Officer, Marie Mintalucci.

Biofuel: An Environmental Solution or Development Problem?

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The biofuel debate is fraught with complications. The industry's potentially negative impact on land use practices and its ability to displace food production are being questioned by recent articles arguing for the benefits of biofuel in development and food security in Africa.