William Easterly’s Tyranny of Experts: It’s “Time at Last” for Development to be about Human Rights and Equality
March 14, 2014 by Bridget Barry
At a recent book launch for Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor at Cooper Union’s Great Hall in New York in early March, development economist at New York University (NYU)’s Development Research Institute William Easterly questioned and sought to debunk what he referred to as development “myths.”
March 14, 2014 by Lindsay McNamara
The British Council and National Girl Child Advocacy Forum, of which The Hunger Project is a part, hosted a discussion session called "Connecting Girls, Inspiring Change" on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka to celebrate International Women’s Day.
February 24, 2014 by John Coonrod
Learn more about the connections between gender, democracy and the Zero Hunger Challenge in John Conrood's latest blog post.
February 20, 2014 by Lindsay McNamara
On February 14, 2014, The Hunger Project joined the One Billion Rising (OBR) movement to RISE, RELEASE, DANCE, and demand JUSTICE for women and girls around the world. Read how we rose up against gender-based violence.
February 19, 2014 by Lindsay McNamara
Recently, The Hunger Project has made strides to digitize the information it collects from the countries where we work using iFormBuilder. iFormBuilder is a "universal, cloud based mobile data collection platform helping customers around the globe collect data on their mobile devices." Learn more about how THP has updated its Monitoring & Evaluation program's paper-based system using cutting-edge technology.
February 3, 2014 by Lindsay McNamara
The Hunger Project is proud to declare our participation in the UN's Zero Hunger Challenge -- a global declaration that “invites all nations to work for a future where everyone enjoys their right to food and all food systems are resilient.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched ZHC at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) on June 20, 2012 to end hunger and ensure access to nutritious food for all.
February 2, 2014 by Lindsay McNamara
Last week, UNICEF released The State of the World’s Children, a guide that presents the most recent key statistics on survival, development and protection of the world’s 2.2 billion children. Learn more about current trends and how you can help advance children’s rights.
January 29, 2014 by John Coonrod
The old saying that “All politics is local” is especially true when it comes to overcoming poverty and hunger. Actually getting basic public services to work requires good local government. Learn why we've prioritized work with local government.
January 28, 2014 by Sara D Wilson
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