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The Washington Weekly - April 15, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Rome Participatory Local Democracy Consultation; UNICEF Launches New Nutrition Report; New Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index (HANCI); Upcoming Events.

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The Washington Weekly - April 10, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week, John writes from Rome! Obama Calls for Food Aid Reforms; InterAction Global Health Briefing Book Released; Plan International Releases "State of the World's Girls" Report; Upcoming Events

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The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

The UNDP's 2013 Human Development Report discusses the rise of the global south and its role in humanity's progress.

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was released on March 14 in Mexico.This year's Report discusses the profound economic and global shifts that have occurred over the past 10 years, specifically focusing on countries in the Global South. Turkey, Mexico, Thailand, South Africa, Indonesia and many other developing nations have become leading examples of countries that have risen in human development over the past 10 years.

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Jaldu Epicenter Savings and Credit Cooperative Honored for Outstanding Achievement

Gudatu SACCO cups

Gudatu Saving and Credit Cooperative (SACCO), or rural bank, of The Hunger Project's Jaldu Epicenter in Ethiopia has been awarded two cups and certificates for its outstanding work in mobilizing the highest number of women members and the highest saving amounts among other SACCOs at the regional and federal levels.

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The Washington Weekly - April 3, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: World Bank President: End Extreme Poverty by 2030; Post-2015 Agenda: Readout from Bali, Request for Input; TOPS Small Grants Program for Capacity Building; Upcoming Events

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Team Changes for THP-New Zealand

Ruth Osborne joins THP-New Zealand!

The Hunger Project-New Zealand bids a fond farewell to Country Director Charlotte Reynolds and welcomes Ruth Osborne.

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The Washington Weekly - March 26, 2013

The Hunger Project's Executive VP, John Coonrod, is in Washington, DC to strengthen THP's seat at the table of international development. This week: Celebrating World Water Day; IFPRI Hosts 1,000 Days; World Tuberculosis Day: Global Health and Diplomacy.

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Celebrating 2013 International Women's Day Around the World

Meher Afroj Chumki, a member of Parliament in Bangaldesh, opens the 2013 International Women's Day Rally in Dhaka

Each year, The Hunger Project joins billions of people around the world in celebrating International Women's Day (IWD) to honor and raise a voice for women around the world. Particularly relevant given recent violent acts against women, this year's IWD theme was “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women.” On March 8, 2013, thousands of women and men partnered with The Hunger Project around the world to advocate for equality, prosperity and empowerment for all women – see how.

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More Than a Sandwich, It's a Movement

Jaimie Gilroy, UVM alumna, FeelGood activist explains how selling grilled cheese can become a social movement

University of Vermont alumna and FeelGood activist, Jamie Gilroy, explains how selling grilled cheese sandwiches on college campuses can become a world-changing social movement.

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World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation

World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation - Ugandan villager carries water to her family, 2013

Friday, March 22nd is World Water Day! In honor of this universally valuable resource, join us in celebrating water and raising awareness about this year's theme of Water Cooperation. Stats, infographics and more!

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