Environment

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

11/07/2011
The United Nations Development Programme’s 2011 Human Development Report links environmental hazards to wealth and gender disparities, health challenges and dwindling income advancement in developing countries.The report was introduced on November 2 in Copenhagen by UNDP...
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The "Miracle" Moringa Tree

10/05/2011
Native to northern India, the drought-tolerant moringa tree is now grown throughout Asia, South America and Africa. As a crop, the moringa tree’s durability and rapid growth (up to 10 feet each year!) make it ideal for low-income, rural communities.Often called “the miracle tree...
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Celebrate World Humanitarian Day 2011

08/19/2011
THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY 19 August 2011There is never a year without humanitarian crises.  And wherever there are people in need, there are people who help them – men and women coming together to ease suffering and bring hope.  From...
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Oxfam's Interactive Map: What a Global Food Crisis Looks Like

08/15/2011
You read news about famine. You hear facts about world hunger. But do you really know how extensive the global food crisis is? Oxfam's interactive map shows you a new way to look at the food crisis.What a Global Food Crisis Looks Like.   
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2011 MDG Report: HIV Infections, Malaria and Tuberculosis on the Decline

07/08/2011
In September 2000, the leaders of 189 nations made a commitment to achieve specific results by 2015 in eight major areas, results that have come to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs):1. Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty.2. Achieve universal primary education....
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An Answer in Agroforestry?

07/06/2011
What is agroforestry? According to the USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC), it is a practice that “intentionally combines agriculture and forestry to create integrated and sustainable land-use systems. Agroforestry takes advantage of the interactive benefits from combining...
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Welcome to The Hunger Project Blog!

06/21/2011
As a non-profit committed to the sustainable end of hunger, we like to stay up-to-date on the conversations going on in the world of international development. From the latest UN Reports to new government policies, we’re a part of the action and we want to do our best to keep...
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