Nutrition

2011 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Past Africa Prize Laureate

10/07/2011
On Friday, October 7, 2011 past Hunger Project Africa Prize laureate Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was awarded the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize along with Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni pro-democracy campaigner Tawakkul Karman. As noted by the New York...
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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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UN Framework for Scaling Up Nutrition

09/14/2011
As food prices increase worldwide, developing nations struggle to battle the growing hunger crisis. In the heart of the crisis, the Horn of Africa, over 13 million mothers, fathers, children and grandparents are fighting to survive. Their struggle for food can inevitably be...
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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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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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Bringing Governance to the People

06/28/2011
Building Relationships between Parliamentarians and Elected WomenThe Hunger Project-India and local state partners recently held a series of interfaces with Parliamentarians and elected women representatives in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha. This...
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The Man Behind the World Food Prize

06/25/2011
Earlier this week, John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of Ghana, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil, were the honored recipients of the 2011 World Food Prize, marking the 25th anniversary of this prestigious award. The increasingly important World Food...
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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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