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Good nutrition from pregnancy to a child’s 2nd birthday not only supports a child’s ability to grow, learn and rise out of poverty. It can also have a profound effect on global health and development.Learn more | Give now

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Launch of the 2014 State of Participatory Local Democracy Report

State of Participatory Local Democracy 2014

The Hunger Project, in partnership with the UN Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and Logolink, launched the 2014 State of Participatory Democracy Report during the United Nations General Assembly. The main lesson of this year’s report  is in many countries where national-level democracy and respect for human rights may be fragile, the roots of democratic values are being deepened, and we are seeing new legislation.

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2013 Annual Report Now Available!

2013 Annual Report

This report highlights our work to end hunger in 14,000 communities throughout Africa, South Asia and Latin America as well as our global advocacy efforts in 22 countries. We sustained and grew our vibrant movement of people who know the end of chronic hunger and abject poverty is possible — and that each of us can do something to make it happen.

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The latest Human Development Report on Sustaining Human Progress and Building Resilience

Human Development Report 2014

Every society is confronted with varying degrees of risks and instability, however, not all communities are affected the same way; nor does every group recover with ease after a state of emergency. The 2014 report outlines the structural and life cycle vulnerabilities that influence human development and impede sustainable progress, while presenting different ways to strengthen resilience against future shocks. 

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Burkina Welcomes Partnership with UNICEF

THP-Burkina Welcomes Partnerships with UNICEF’s Head of Health and Nutrition and Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security

It has been a very exciting summer at The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso. Boulkon Epicenter welcomed the Head of the Health and Nutrition Department of UNICEF and a specialist in community health on June 6. Over the course of their visit they met with animators and health program leaders. 

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