September 14, 2011 by Krisha Patel
In order to combat the negative effects of skyrocketing food prices and malnourishment, the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition has developed a platform to be implemented in coordination with the Millennium Development Goals known as The Framework for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN).
September 8, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
Promoting literacy is more than teaching children to read — literacy is a cornerstone of empowerment for people of all ages. Promote literacy today for International Literacy Day!
September 2, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
Microfinance programs designed to foster sustainable economic empowerment for people in developing regions have come under criticism recently. United Nations magazine Africa Renewal asks: “Should development practitioners respond by abandoning efforts to bring financial services to the poor?” We say: absolutely not. Find out why.
September 16, 2011 by Carolyn Ramsdell
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.
August 29, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
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?
August 26, 2011 by Carolyn Ramsdell
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.
August 19, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
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.
August 15, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
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.
August 12, 2011 by Marie Mintalucci
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.