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The Hunger Project in the News
The Asia-Pacific Region faces severe food insecurity in a time of drastic environmental, economic and demographic transformations. The Hunger Project Executive Vice President, John Coonrod speaks to Inter Press Service about some of the main obstacles against food security in South Asia. A three-day food security forum on June 22-24, at the Asian Development Bank Headquarters, will serve as a vital opportunity for stakeholders to exchange knowledge and build partnerships in hopes of creating an innovative strategy for a hunger-free Asia Pacific by the year 2030. Read the full story at IPS News.
Last Saturday, May 28, marked World Hunger Day, with the international focus on the major problem that impacts about one in nine people on earth. Rita Sarin, director of the Hunger Project India, provides information regarding the issue of hunger in India. Read the full story at CCTV America. http://www.cctv-america.com/2016/05/30/the-heat-the-far-reaching-impact-of-world-hunger
Last Saturday, May 28th, marked World Hunger Day, a day for celebrating sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty. CCTV America’s Susan Roberts spoke to Judith Pollock, Chair of the Board of Trustees at The Hunger Project-United Kingdom, about The Hunger Project’s strategy of empowering people to become self-reliant agents of change and lift themselves - and their communities - out of hunger and poverty for the long term. Read the full story at CCTV America.
Åsa Skogström Feldt, President and CEO of The Hunger Project, wrote an article about the significance of World Hunger Day, a day that aims to raise awareness concerning the 795 million people who live in chronic hunger worldwide. On May 28, groups from around the world came together to honor World Hunger Day, which also fosters a dialogue on sustainable solutions to ending hunger. Read the full story on Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/asa-skogstram-feldt/ending-hunger-for-good_b_10152804.html
CEO of The Hunger Project, Åsa Skogström Feldt, emphasizes that world hunger is a solvable problem and explains the actions The Hunger Project has taken to sustainably address world hunger. Read the full story here. http://news.trust.org/item/20160526082720-yw05h/