October 26, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
Have you ever heard of a Monkey Orange? Over at Nourishing the Planet they've put together a great piece called Five Fruits You've Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger. Check it out.
October 3, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
Interactive infographic from GOOD addresses one of the greatest challenges in the developing world: access to clean water.
October 5, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
The fast growing, drought-tolerant moringa tree is often called “the miracle tree." Find out why!
October 17, 2011 by Sara D Wilson
The 2011 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is being held today at the United Nations and is themed: "From Poverty to Sustainability: People at the Centre of Inclusive Development."
September 21, 2011 by Communications Intern
Palliative care is the practice of relieving painful symptoms of chronic or deadly diseases without curing the underlying cause. In the United States, more than 55 percent of hospitals offer palliative care while in many Sub-Saharan African countries palliative care is not an option, forcing patients with incurable diseases to live the end of their lives in extreme anguish. THP Advocacy Intern Elisabeth Epstein discusses the issue.
September 23, 2011 by Carolyn Ramsdell
We would like to introduce to you a member of our global team! Today we meet Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Darshan Surendranath! She joined The Hunger Project-India in 2009 and is interviewed here by fellow THP staffer, Carolyn Ramsdell.
September 14, 2011 by Communications Intern
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.