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Sustainability: Reframing the Conversation


Celebrating Earth Day 2012. One of The Hunger Project’s fundamental principles, on which all of our strategies are built, is that of sustainability: solutions to ending chronic hunger must be sustainable locally, socially, economically and environmentally.

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2012 International Women's Day Celebrations around the World


The Hunger Project joined the international community in celebrating International Women's Day in March 2012. Check out the highlights from the International Women's Day celebrations in our programs around the world, including a forum for junior high school girls in Ghana; an experience-sharing visit to a model community in Ethiopia; and conferences in Burkina Faso.

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Your Facebook for a Hunger-Free World!

We've posted before about easy ways to get involved with The Hunger Project. Today we're adding one more way for you to make a difference today and every day: contribute your Facebook profile cover photo and ask friends to do the same!

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Organic Farming Techniques Sustain Crops

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Clémentine Sèbio, a partner with THP-Benin, shares her story of agricultural success.

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World Water Day 2012: Water & Food Security

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Today 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 and Food Security. Stats, infographics and more!

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Building the Future Together in Mexico


THP-México arrived in the village of Morelos in 2010 and from the start, Simona was present in every Hunger Project workshop. It took a few days for her to gain confidence, but gradually she began to express her feelings, discovering that these feelings where very similar to those of other women in the village. Now she feels safer and more united with the women and the men of her village.

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THP-India VP, Country Director Appointed to National Committee on the Status of Women


We are proud to announce the appointment of The Hunger Project-India's own Rita Sarin as a key member of a high-level Committee on the Status of Women, charged with undertaking a comprehensive study of changes in the status of women in India.

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Join The Hunger Project Delegation to the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

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Announcing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for motivated, socially conscious, global citizens between the ages of 18 and 26! Apply now to join a select Hunger Project Delegation to the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Chicago, Illinois April 23-25, 2012.

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Thousand Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women - CSW 56 Parallel Event

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The Hunger Project was proud to co-host a highly successful parallel event during the 56th Commission on the Status of Women this February in New York City titled “Thousand Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women.” It was held in association with Franciscans International, Bread for the World, Thousand Days, Family Care International, African Methodist Episcopal Women, and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations and featured four distinguished panelists who tackled the question: why is investing in good nutrition pivotal to sustainable development?

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2012

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The Hunger Project joins the international community in celebrating International Women's Day on March 8. This year, the UN theme is especially close to our heart: Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty. As one of its fundamental principles, The Hunger Project firmly believes that it is absolutely essential to cause a society-wide change towards gender equality in order to end hunger and poverty.

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