Hunger

Five Fruits Helping to End World Hunger

10/26/2011
Have you ever heard of a Monkey Orange? How about Wild Ethiopian Coffee? Over at Nourishing the Planet they've put together a straight-forward, informative piece called Five Fruits You've Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger.A couple of our favorites:Wild Ethiopian...
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THP’s Young Professionals Committee and Partner Organizations Honor World Food Day!

10/13/2011
This year's World Food Day theme is Food Prices: from Crisis to Stability. To bring light to the surrounding issues of global hunger, The Hunger Project’s (THP’s) Young Professionals Committee has partnered with Oxfam Action Corps NYC, American Jewish World Service and Union...
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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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Chronic vs Emergency Hunger: Discussing Drought in Horn of Africa

07/20/2011
The worst drought in six decades is ravaging East Africa and the Horn of Africa, a region including the countries of Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia and affecting areas of Kenya and Uganda. The drought has endangered millions with a severe food crisis and, along with the...
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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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Expert Opinions: How Would You Fix the Broken Food System?

06/24/2011
It’s no secret that the food system is failing. Between 2006 and 2008, international food prices doubled. The poorest people in the world are already spending up to 80 percent of their income on food, and increases in oil, fertilizer and transportation costs are making matters...
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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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