Agriculture

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with The Hunger Project

04/21/2014
The Hunger Project joins millions of people around the world in celebrating Earth Day this April 22.Protecting and restoring our natural environment is fundamental to ending hunger and poverty.  The communities with whom we work are comprised primarily of food farmers and...
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Moringa in Benin: Super Food Nutrition and Income Generating Production

03/31/2014
Margaux Yost, Africa Programs Associate at The Hunger Project Global Office, recently traveled to Mozambique and Benin to observe our Health and Nutrition programs. Over a series of two blog posts, Margaux has explored two key aspects of successful development: program...
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Focusing on Nutrition in Mozambique

03/17/2014
Margaux Yost, Africa Programs Associate at The Hunger Project Global Office, recently traveled to Mozambique and Benin to observe our Health and Nutrition programs. Over a series of two blog posts, Margaux explores two key aspects of successful development: program...
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The Hunger Project and the Zero Hunger Challenge

02/03/2014
The UN’s Zero Hunger Challenge (ZHC) is a global declaration that “invites all nations to work for a future where everyone enjoys their right to food and all food systems are resilient.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched ZHC at the UN Conference on Sustainable...
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Information is Progress: Visits to Chirapaq Communities

12/06/2013
After meeting with OMIL (Organization of Indigenous Women of Laramate) leaders in Lima at the World Conference of Indigenous Women, a declaration they made stuck with me as we drove 10 hours to their mountainous villages: “An informed community is one that progresses.” The...
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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

11/25/2013
The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday.” But this year, for the second year in a row, something unique will take place on December 3, 2013: #GivingTuesday.#...
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Measuring Empowerment: The Columbia SIPA Team’s Experience in Mexico and Benin

06/11/2013
In March 2013, a Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) team of six split into two and embarked on field visits to two country offices: Mexico and Benin. In addition to seeking a better understanding of The Hunger Project's (THP's) mission and activities on...
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10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013

04/16/2013
How many hungry people are there in the world and is the number going down? What effect does hunger have on children and what can we do to help them? Here are 10 facts that go some way to explaining why hunger is the single biggest solvable problem facing the world today. ...
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The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

04/05/2013
The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was released on March 14 in Mexico by President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark. This year's report...
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Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty During 2012

12/20/2012
This year saw a continuation and expansion of many of the positive trends in last year’s list: civil society consultation, gender mainstreaming, transparency, small farmer empowerment.  And it saw new initiatives to fill gaps in achieving the MDGs. Yet we also witnessed...
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