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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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Senegal Embraces "Green Microfinance”

THP-Senegal Embraces “Green Microfinance”

The National Agency of Eco-Villages (ANEV) and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency signed an agreement with the Coki Epicenter Rural Bank to implement the Environmental Protection and Financial Sustainability Program. The program aims to promote the use of biodigesters that convert waste into renewable energy. 

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A Better Future for Our Children

A Better Future for our Children

Learn more about Rukia Tiga's journey to better access to water, sanitation and hygiene for her children's school.

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Energetic and Inspired Women Forming a Hunger-free Society

Energetic and Inspired Women Forming a Hunger Free Society

Read about Tasly's journey as a community leader and a catalyst for change among women in her village.

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Empowering Women to Organize and Reach Their Business Goals

Empowering Women to Organize and Reach Their Business Goals

“More women are looking to organize a group in order to obtain credit to finance and strengthen their business activities. We sincerely hope that this goes on.” Hear about one woman's journey to empowerment through Hunger Project programs.

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What I've Learned From Using Organic Manure

What I've learned from using organic manure

"New agricultural practices have enabled our community to increase agricultural production and improve our food security." Read one man's experience with The Hunger Project's agricultural programs.

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Lotto Winnings Awarded to Sweden's Girl Platform

Swedish Postcode Lottery - The Girl Platform

On June 25, 2014, it was announced that The Hunger Project-Sweden was awarded 7 million Swedish krona (USD 1.02 million) from the Postcode Lottery to found the Girl Platform. The Girl Platform is designed to serve as a meeting place for everyone in Sweden who works for the rights of girls and creates a platform to discuss maintaining momentum and building lasting change, both locally and globally.

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