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Sarojini Naidu Prize Jury Selects 2011 Winners

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On September 15, 2011, the Jury for the The Hunger Project's Sarojini Naidu Prize for Best Reporting on Women and Panchayati Raj met to determine the 2011 winners of this prestigious award. The Prize is awarded annually in India with the aim of encouraging journalists to report on the breakthroughs and success stories of women in leadership positions.

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Meet Darshan Surendranath from India!

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We would like to introduce to you a member of our global team! Today we meet Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Darshan Surendranath! She joined The Hunger Project-India in 2009 and is interviewed here by fellow THP staffer, Carolyn Ramsdell.

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UN Framework for Scaling Up Nutrition

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In order to combat the negative effects of skyrocketing food prices and malnourishment, the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition has developed a platform to be implemented in coordination with the Millennium Development Goals known as The Framework for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN).

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Today is International Literacy Day!

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Promoting literacy is more than teaching children to read — literacy is a cornerstone of empowerment for people of all ages. Promote literacy today for International Literacy Day!

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Meet the 2011 Africa Prize Laureate!

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On July 13, 2011 Liberian Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Florence Chenoweth was announced by Hunger Project President and CEO Mary Ellen McNish as winner of the prestigious 2011 Africa Prize for Leadership for the Sustainable End of Hunger.

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The Importance of Microfinance in Africa

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Microfinance programs designed to foster sustainable economic empowerment for people in developing regions have come under criticism recently. United Nations magazine Africa Renewal asks: “Should development practitioners respond by abandoning efforts to bring financial services to the poor?” We say: absolutely not. Find out why.

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Meet Henry Chungu in Malawi!

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We would like to introduce to you a member of our global team. Today we meet Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Henry Chungu! He joined The Hunger Project-Malawi last year and is interviewed here by fellow THP staffer, Carolyn Ramsdell.

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THP-Volunteers Assist Communities During Flooding in Bangladesh

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Heavy monsoon rains have burst the banks of several major rivers in Bangladesh. Flooding has displaced thousands and affected millions. Animators and leaders with The Hunger Project-Bangladesh have leapt into action and are lending a hand to those in need.

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Video: How to Feed the World

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A film directed by Denis van Waerebeke for kids age 9 to 14 explains resource disparity, malnutrition and the food crisis. But is "teaching a man to fish" the best way to go about food security?

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Meet Bharani Sundarajan!

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We would like to introduce to you a member of our global team. Today we meet Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Bharani Sundarajan! She joined The Hunger Project-India in 2004 and is interviewed here by fellow THP staffer, Carolyn Ramsdell.

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