The Hunger Project Honored with One Wish Award in Sweden

The Hunger Project has received the 2013 One Wish Award, the annual prize inaugurated by Innovation Pioneers recognizing the use of innovation in achieving outstanding results at Innovation Pioneers’ Innovation in Action symposium in Stockholm.We were recognized for our  “...
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Listen to Exec VP John Coonrod: Empowering Women at Every Level

Our Executive Vice President, John Coonrod, was a guest on the weekly radio show Green Hour. He explains why The Hunger Project's women-led strategy to reducing hunger and poverty is crucial to reaching the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) and points to Malawi President Joyce...
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Mexico’s National Crusade Against Hunger

Over seven million Mexicans are living in extreme poverty. One in four is living with some degree of food insecurity, despite the decree that all Mexicans are Constitutionally entitled to nutritious, sufficient and high-quality food. Recognizing this, President Enrique Peña...
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Measuring Empowerment: The Columbia SIPA Team’s Experience in Mexico and Benin

In March 2013, a Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) team of six split into two and embarked on field visits to two country offices: Mexico and Benin. In addition to seeking a better understanding of The Hunger Project's (THP's) mission and activities on...
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Join our World Hunger Day Twitter Chat!

World Hunger Day was launched by The Hunger Project-UK in 2011 to inspire people around the world to join together in solidarity to support all of those working to end their own hunger and poverty and make the journey to self-reliance.This year, dozens of international...
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Student-Led International Talent Show Raises Funds for the End of Hunger

On March 23, 2013, students from Novi High School in Michigan hosted the their 3rd Annual International Talent Show which raised awareness and funds for The Hunger Project. The event was organized by International Baccalaureate (IB) students and the show featured 15 performances...
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10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013

How many hungry people are there in the world and is the number going down? What effect does hunger have on children and what can we do to help them? Here are 10 facts that go some way to explaining why hunger is the single biggest solvable problem facing the world today. ...
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The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was released on March 14 in Mexico by President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark. This year's report...
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Gender and Development in the Hillary Time-Out: Advancing the Unfinished Agenda

by John Coonrod, PhD, Executive Vice President, February 28, 2013 It was sad to see TV pundits who I admire stroke their chin and say “No, we don’t see any signature achievement of Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.”Nonsense! I’m no expert on geopolitics, but from where...
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Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty During 2012

This year saw a continuation and expansion of many of the positive trends in last year’s list: civil society consultation, gender mainstreaming, transparency, small farmer empowerment.  And it saw new initiatives to fill gaps in achieving the MDGs. Yet we also witnessed...
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