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A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

06/16/2014
We are pleased to announce that The UN Open Working Group has released its Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Post 2015 Agenda.As an organization that is dedicated to a holistic and integrated approach to end world hunger, we were excited to see multiple...
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Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

05/06/2014
Vote today in the United Nations global vote, and say this is MY World.MY World is a United Nations global survey for citizens. The goal of the survey is to capture people’s voices, priorities and views, so world leaders can be informed as they begin the process of defining the...
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The Hunger Project is Living Below the Line for our Partners like Mangi Bai

04/02/2014
The Hunger Project is honored to be a major partner in the Live Below the Line campaign. The international campaign challenges participants to live on the equivalent of $1.50 for food and drink for five days between April 28 - May 2, 2014 to raise funds for and awareness...
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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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William Easterly’s Tyranny of Experts: It’s “Time at Last” for Development to be about Human Rights and Equality

03/14/2014
At a recent book launch for Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor at Cooper Union’s Great Hall in New York in early March, development economist at New York University (NYU)’s Development Research Institute William Easterly...
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State of the World’s Children: ‘Every Child Counts’

02/02/2014
Last week, UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) released The State of the World’s Children, a guide that presents the most recent key statistics on survival, development and protection of the world’s 2.2 billion children. The report, ‘Every Child Counts’ aimed to reveal...
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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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Listen to Exec VP John Coonrod: Empowering Women at Every Level

09/17/2013
Our Executive Vice President, John Coonrod, was a guest on the weekly radio show Green Hour. He explains why The Hunger Project's women-led strategy to reducing hunger and poverty is crucial to reaching the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and points to Malawi President Joyce...
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New WHO Report Says Uganda Maternal Mortality Rates Down, Still Work to Do

07/24/2013
According to a recent report from the World Health Organization, maternal deaths in Uganda have been reducing at a rate of 5.1% every year over the last ten years. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals for 2015 have called for the improvement of maternal health,...
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