August 17, 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 Epifenia Cinpita who is introduced here by Senior Microfinance Program Officer, Marie Mintalucci.
August 10, 2011 by Krisha Patel
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.
July 20, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
The Horn of Africa is suffering from the worst drought in decades and alarming statistics tell the severity of the situation. Nevertheless, with world attention on the crisis, we must keep in mind the on-going challenge and causes of chronic hunger and bring attention to the power of self-reliant people.
July 22, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
Hunger Project President and CEO, Mary Ellen McNish announced the winner of the 2011 Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger on a conference call the evening of July 13, 2011. Meet the distinguished laureate!
July 15, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
Join is in congratulating Tarcila Rivera Zea, Executive Director of Chirapaq – The Hunger Project's partner organization in Peru – on receiving a Ford Foundation Visionary Award for "lifting the voices of indigenous people."
August 3, 2011 by Krisha Patel
In tandem with long-term solutions to world hunger and poverty, we look at small, regional income-generating activities as a way to improve the well-being of impoverished communities more immediately.
July 8, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
The 2011 United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals acknowledges a continual decrease in global poverty and disease but finds the most vulnerable, namely women and girls, are being left in the development dust.
July 27, 2011 by Krisha Patel
A shout out to UK-based Women and Children First. They have developed a guide emphasizing the importance of community-led strategies to improve maternal health services including best practices, success stories, and advice for NGOs working at the community level in developing regions.
July 13, 2011 by Krisha Patel
Technology can provide improved education and crucial medical, agricultural and political information to developing regions. Efforts to promote its use have begun to surface and are beginning to prove valuable to the well-being of people rural areas.