April 2013

Student-Led International Talent Show Raises Funds for the End of Hunger

On March 23, 2013 The Novi High School 3rd Annual Int'l Talent Show raised funds and awareness for The Hunger Project!

On March 23, 2013, students from Novi High School in Michigan hosted the their 3rd Annual International Talent Show which raised awareness and funds for The Hunger Project programs around the world. The event featured internationally-themed performances ranging from traditional Indian dance to South Korean drumming and concluded with a student-organized International Food Court featuring cuisines from Brazil, Japan, India and more!

Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change

A women in her garden in Comilla, Bangladesh. Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change

This year’s Earth Day theme is The Face of Climate Change. Conversations about the environment and climate change are often accompanied by images of inclement weather, melting ice caps and barren fields. But what we don’t see often are the faces of individuals for whom climate change is more than a talking point – it is a harsh, everyday reality that limits access to food, income and prosperity. Climate change diminishes crop quality and value, increases the food access disparity and perpetuates the larger cycle of malnutrition for millions of people. Meet these people and learn how they and their communities are working to care for themselves AND the environment.

10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013

Women in Uganda sell avocados at local market. 10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013.

The United Nations World Food Programme recently released a report called “Africa: 10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013.” This article provides the latest outlook of hunger and how it plays into a larger developmental context of Africa and its progress towards food security. 

The Washington Weekly - April 15, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Rome Participatory Local Democracy Consultation; UNICEF Launches New Nutrition Report; New Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI); Upcoming Events.

The Washington Weekly - April 10, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week, John writes from Rome! Obama Calls for Food Aid Reforms; InterAction Global Health Briefing Book Released; Plan International Releases "State of the World's Girls" Report; Upcoming Events

The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

The UNDP's 2013 Human Development Report discusses the rise of the global south and its role in humanity's progress.

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was released on March 14 in Mexico.This year's Report discusses the profound economic and global shifts that have occurred over the past 10 years, specifically focusing on countries in the Global South. Turkey, Mexico, Thailand, South Africa, Indonesia and many other developing nations have become leading examples of countries that have risen in human development over the past 10 years.

The Washington Weekly - April 3, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: World Bank President: End Extreme Poverty by 2030; Post-2015 Agenda: Readout from Bali, Request for Input; TOPS Small Grants Program for Capacity Building; Upcoming Events