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Huge Success! The 5th Run for The Hunger Project with THP-Netherlands

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On November 5, 2011, NPM Capital partnered with The Hunger Project-Netherlands in Amsterdam for the fifth Run for The Hunger Project and raised nearly US$290,000 for programs in Benin!

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Honored in Ghana

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On October 17, 2011 The Hunger Project-Ghana recognized the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty with a public ceremony and a procession through the streets of Koforidua, the capital of Ghana’s Eastern Region.

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New UNDP Report Links Climate Change to Gender Inequality in Developing Countries

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The United Nations Development Programme 2011 Human Development Report links environmental hazards to wealth and gender disparities, health challenges and dwindling income advancement in developing regions.

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Ceremony for Beloved Africa Prize Laureate Wangari Muta Maathai in NYC

Professor Wangari Muta Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Hunger Project Africa Prize Laureate and founder of the Green Belt Movement, passed away on September 26, 2011 in Nairobi, Kenya. An open ceremony celebrating her life will be held in New York City next Monday, November 14th.

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Highlights of the 2011 Africa Prize Celebration

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On October 22, nearly 600 Hunger Project leaders, investors and friends from more than 20 countries around the world gathered for our annual Fall Event. This year’s event featured the awarding of the Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger to Dr. Florence Chenoweth, Liberia’s Minister of Agriculture.

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New Video on THP's Epicenter Strategy

The Hunger Project’s Epicenter Strategy unites people in a cluster of villages to create an “epicenter,” or a dynamic center where communities are mobilized for action to meet their basic needs. At our annual fall event, we released our latest video sharing how the Epicenter Strategy works. Watch it now!

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World Food Day 2011

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This World Food Day, we are facing incredible challenges in the fight against hunger. There are now nearly one billion hungry people in the world – and more than 90 percent of them are chronically hungry, which means they are not getting enough food every day to be healthy and lead active lives.

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Hunger Project Board Member Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at United Nations

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On October 6, 2011, the 10th Anniversary of United Nations Second World Assembly on Aging, Hunger Project Board Member Dr. V. Mohini Giri received a lifetime achievement award in New York City. Read her first-person account of the event.

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THP’s Young Professionals Committee and Partner Organizations Honor World Food Day!

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This World Food Day, Sunday, October 16, in New York City, join The Hunger Project’s Young Professionals Committee, Oxfam Action Corps NYC, American Jewish World Service and Union Theological Seminary to take part in the U.S. premiere of David Syz’s film, Hunger in a World of Plenty.

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Plumpy’Nut: A Cure for Malnutrition?

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With the help of an unusual product known as Plumpy’Nut, the world now stands a better chance of reaching the Millennium Development Goal to reduce child mortality by half by 2015. What is this mystery product?

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