Hunger

Past, Present and Future: New IFPRI Report Frames Past Achievements and New Challenges for a Post-2015 Agenda

06/17/2014
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) recently released its 2013 Global Food Policy Report. The Report outlines recent achievements, goals, and challenges in food policy amidst the impending Post-2015 Agenda.Significant strides have been made in the last...
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A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

06/16/2014
We are pleased to announce that The UN Open Working Group has released its Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Post 2015 Agenda.As an organization that is dedicated to a holistic and integrated approach to end world hunger, we were excited to see multiple...
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University of Wisconsin-Madison Students Take on Live Below the Line

06/03/2014
The Hunger Project joined a massive global awareness and fundraising campaign called Live Below the Line, which challenges thousands of people to live below the global poverty line by spending $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days. From April 28-May 2,...
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Celebrate World Hunger Day 2014!

05/27/2014
Join The Hunger Project family in celebrating our fourth annual World Hunger Day on Wednesday, May 28, 2014!World Hunger Day, launched by The Hunger Project-UK in 2011, aims to inspire people all over the world to show their solidarity and support for the women, men and...
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Building Resilience through Local Capacity

05/22/2014
Over the past week, hundreds of experts, policy makers and practitioners attended major conferences on resilience – the ability of people, communities, nations and the global system to predict, prevent and bounce back from shocks.A conference, in Montpellier, "explored multiple...
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Gaining Perspective through Live Below the Line

05/13/2014
From April 28-May 2, The Hunger Project staff and over 220 Live Below the Line champions spent $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting our work in villages worldwide.Shivani Chatterjee, one of The...
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Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

05/06/2014
Vote today in the United Nations global vote, and say this is MY World.MY World is a United Nations global survey for citizens. The goal of the survey is to capture people’s voices, priorities and views, so world leaders can be informed as they begin the process of defining the...
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Changing Mindsets, Empowering People

05/05/2014
Hunger Project Executive Vice President John Coonrod recently spoke with Let’s Talk (a blog hosted by the World Bank’s Chief Economist) team as part of the launch of the World Bank’s upcoming World Development Report on "mind and culture."The World Bank annually releases...
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Challenge Stories from Hunger Project's Live Below the Line Champions

04/30/2014
This week (April 28-May 2), The Hunger Project staff and over 200 Live Below the Line champions are spending $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting our work in villages worldwide.Our global staff...
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In the Spirit of Earth Day, Join Live Below the Line!

04/24/2014
Each year, Earth Day calls for global citizens to examine their impact on the environment and learn new (or more) ways to be environmentally friendly. Here at The Hunger Project, we believe everything is connected and that — hunger is inextricably linked to a nexus of factors...
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