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Five Fruits Helping to End World Hunger

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Have you ever heard of a Monkey Orange? Over at Nourishing the Planet they've put together a great piece called Five Fruits You've Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger. Check it out.

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Sarojini Naidu Prize 2011 Award Ceremony

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On October 2, 2011, The Hunger Project-India hosted the 11th Sarojini Naidu Prize at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi wth the aim of encouraging the press to energetically and prominently report on the breakthroughs and success stories of women in leadership in India.

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Royal Ballet's Gary Avis and Friends Raise Funds for THP-UK

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Last month, The Hunger Project-UK proudly presented the Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis and Friends Gala in Ipswich, England for a weekend of ballet and fundraising for the end of hunger.

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Infographic: How Does Lack of Water Affect Women & Children?

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Interactive infographic from GOOD addresses one of the greatest challenges in the developing world: access to clean water.

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The "Miracle" Moringa Tree

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The fast growing, drought-tolerant moringa tree is often called “the miracle tree." Find out why!

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2011

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The 2011 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is being held today at the United Nations and is themed: "From Poverty to Sustainability: People at the Centre of Inclusive Development."

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THP Mourns the Loss of Beloved Africa Prize Laureate Wangari Muta Maathai

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Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away on September 26, 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya after a courageous struggle with cancer. All of us in The Hunger Project family deeply mourn her loss. She received the Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger in 1991, and had been a great friend to The Hunger Project.

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Hike4hunger and THP-New Zealand Partner for World Food Day 2011

This October 16, hike4hunger will partner with The Hunger Project-New Zealand to commemorate World Food Day by encouraging others to join or initiate personal pilgrimages, symbolic walks of solidarity ending at a place of significance.

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Elected Women Leaders Gather to Discuss Achievements and Challenges

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September 7-8, 2011, The Hunger Project-India and government officials gathered with 300 elected women representatives to discuss their achievements and challenges as political leaders working to bring about a better tomorrow for their communities in rural India.

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Palliative Care: A Missing Element in African Healthcare

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Palliative care is the practice of relieving painful symptoms of chronic or deadly diseases without curing the underlying cause. In the United States, more than 55 percent of hospitals offer palliative care while in many Sub-Saharan African countries palliative care is not an option, forcing patients with incurable diseases to live the end of their lives in extreme anguish. THP Advocacy Intern Elisabeth Epstein discusses the issue.

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