December 9, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
December 10, 2011 is Human Right Day. On this day we join together to recognize that, "human rights belong equally to each of us and bind us together as a global community with the same ideals and values."
December 8, 2011 by Marie Mintalucci
The recently released Microcredit Summit Campaign Report 2012 indicates development efforts will be unable to ensure that 100 million families rise above the US$1.25 a day threshold by 2015. Their main reasons for this "humbling realization": the challenge of measuring poverty and the profound transformation that is required for someone to graduate out of poverty.
November 23, 2011 by THP-New Zealand
The Hunger Project-New Zealand partnered with hike4hunger this World Food Day to raise awareness and over $3000 for programs in Mozambique. Read this first hand account of the day's hike!
November 15, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
On November 5, 2011, NPM Capital partnered with The Hunger Project-Netherlands in Amsterdam for the fifth Run for The Hunger Project and raised nearly US$290,000 for programs in Benin!
November 7, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
The United Nations Development Programme 2011 Human Development Report links environmental hazards to wealth and gender disparities, health challenges and dwindling income advancement in developing regions.
November 9, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Hunger Project Africa Prize Laureate and founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away on September 26, 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. An open ceremony celebrating her life will be held in New York City next Monday, November 14th.
October 13, 2011 by Carolyn Ramsdell
This World Food Day, Sunday, October 16, in New York City, join The Hunger Project’s Young Professionals Committee, Oxfam Action Corps NYC, American Jewish World Service and Union Theological Seminary to take part in the U.S. premiere of David Syz’s film, Hunger in a World of Plenty.
November 2, 2011 by Communications Intern
With the help of an unusual product known as Plumpy’Nut, the world now stands a better chance of reaching the Millennium Development Goal to reduce child mortality by half by 2015. What is this mystery product?
October 7, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
On Friday, October 7, 2011 past Hunger Project Africa Prize laureate Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni pro-democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman.