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Bringing Governance to the People

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The Hunger Project-India and local state partners recently held a series of interfaces with Parliamentarians and empowered elected women representatives to discuss pressing social issues such as the availability of drinking water, school efficiency, reproductive rights and village health centers.

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Photo: CHIRAPAQ Celebrates 25 Years!

Chirapaq, our partner organzation in Peru, recently celebrated 25 years of empowering indigenous communities! Hunger Project Vice President, John Coonrod was on hand to take pictures.

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Expert Opinions: How Would You Fix the Broken Food System?

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It’s no secret that the global food system is failing and recent estimates suggest that by 2050 the global population is expected to reach nine billion, increasing food demand by 70 percent. UN news service IRIN asks three experts how they would fix the food system -- not only for ourselves but for future generations.

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The Man Behind the World Food Prize

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Earlier this week, the former presidents of Ghana and Brazil were honored recipients of the 2011 World Food Prize. On this, the 25th anniversary of the prestigious award, we take a look at the inspiring person who brought the coveted World Food Prize into being: Dr. Norman Borlaug.

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President of Ghana Meets with The Hunger Project

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During a recent visit to Ghana, Hunger Project representatives, including President and CEO Mary Ellen McNish, had the unique opportunity to meet with the President of Ghana, H. E. Professor John Evans Atta Mills, to discuss a potential partnership in the interest of the rural communities of Ghana.

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Welcome to The Hunger Project Blog!

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As a non-profit committed to the sustainable end of hunger, we like to stay up-to-date on the conversations going on in the world of international development. From the latest UN reports and government policies to spotlights of our own work, we’re a part of the action and we do our best to keep you informed.

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VP Listens to Success Stories from Champiti Epicenter in Malawi

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On a recent trip to Malawi, The Hunger Project’s Vice President of Africa Programs, Dr. Idrissa Dicko, had the opportunity to witness current programmatic successes firsthand at Champiti Epicenter and met with partners from three households empowered by epicenter resources.

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Hike4hunger and THP-Australia Partner for Second Annual World Food Day Campaign

For the second year in a row, hike4hunger will partner with The Hunger Project-Australia to commemorate United Nations World Food Day on October 16 by encouraging others to join or initiate personal pilgrimages, symbolic walks of solidarity ending at a place of significance.

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The Importance of Scaling-up HIV/AIDS Awareness

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Ever-increasing progress is being made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, especially in treatment and prevention methods, making way for much needed scaled-up efforts to raise awareness, bolster education, eliminate stigma and encourage testing to impede the spread of the disease.

 

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Health Partnership Provides Free HIV Screening in Burkina Faso

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When The Hunger Project-Burkina Faso worked with partner organizations to organize two days of free medical consultation for community members, over 1,000 people were educated on HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.

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