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Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change

A women in her garden in Comilla, Bangladesh. Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change

This year’s Earth Day theme is The Face of Climate Change. Conversations about the environment and climate change are often accompanied by images of inclement weather, melting ice caps and barren fields. But what we don’t see often are the faces of individuals for whom climate change is more than a talking point – it is a harsh, everyday reality that limits access to food, income and prosperity. Climate change diminishes crop quality and value, increases the food access disparity and perpetuates the larger cycle of malnutrition for millions of people. Meet these people and learn how they and their communities are working to care for themselves AND the environment.

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10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013

Women in Uganda sell avocados at local market. 10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013.

The United Nations World Food Programme recently released a report called “Africa: 10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013.” This article provides the latest outlook of hunger and how it plays into a larger developmental context of Africa and its progress towards food security. 

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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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