Africa

Highlights of the 2003 Award Ceremony

Remarks by Joan Holmes, President of The Hunger ProjectRemarks by Meaza Ashenafi, 2003 LaureateRemarks by Sara Longwe, 2003 LaureateRemarks by Sister Tebebe Maco, 2001 Laureate at the 2003 ceremony
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The Epicenter Strategy: How It Works

An epicenter is defined as a cluster of 10 to 15 villages within a 10km radius, with a population of approximately 10,000 people, that come together to meet basic needs. The centerpiece of the strategy is an L-shaped epicenter building that houses the community's programs for...
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About the Prize

The Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of HungerIn 1987, The Hunger Project launched the Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger to call forth the committed, effective leadership that Africa desperately needs. As Hunger Project Founding...
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Eligibility and Selection Process

Eligibility Nominees for the 2008 Africa Prize must be members of civil society, from grassroots organizations, community groups, non-governmental organizations, labor unions, charitable organizations, faith-based organizations, professional associations and foundations....
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Remarks by Joan Holmes

Statement by Joan Holmes, President of The Hunger Project IntroductionDistinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the celebration of the Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger.The African woman is the invisible "producer" of Africa. For...
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Remarks by Meaza Ashenafi

Statement by Meaza AshenafiExecutive Director, Ethiopian Women Lawyers AssociationStatement upon receiving the Prize I appreciate and value greatly that The Hunger Project, an internationally renowned and highly regarded organization, has seen some significance in my endeavors...
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