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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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2011 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Past Africa Prize Laureate

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On Friday, October 7, 2011 past Hunger Project Africa Prize laureate Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni pro-democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman.

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2011 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Past Africa Prize Laureate

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On Friday, October 7, 2011 past Hunger Project Africa Prize laureate Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni pro-democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman.

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What is a Veronica Bucket?

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This simple device can prevent disease and save lives. Do you know what a Veronica bucket is?

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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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