Water

World Water Day 2014: Empowering our Partners to Access Clean Water

03/19/2014
Our lives depend on water. Every day in the developed world, this fact is taken for granted. In general, one has to walk only as far as the kitchen or bathroom taps to access clear water, safe from disease and pollutants.In the countries where The Hunger Project (...
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Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

11/25/2013
The retail sector has benefited for years from coordinating national shopping days around the holidays. Everyone knows “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday.” But this year, for the second year in a row, something unique will take place on December 3, 2013: #GivingTuesday.#...
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Listen to Exec VP John Coonrod: Empowering Women at Every Level

09/17/2013
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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The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

04/05/2013
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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World Water Day 2013: Water Cooperation

03/21/2013
Our lives depend on water. Most people in the developed world have to walk only as far as the kitchen or bathroom taps to access clear water, safe from disease and pollutants –  a convenience that is painfully unavailable for 783 million people on our planet.In the...
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Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty During 2012

12/20/2012
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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FAO's 100 Facts You Should Know Before Rio

06/07/2012
Rio+20 kicks off in less than two weeks, on June 20. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations  (FAO) wants you to be ready -- and paying attention. Don't miss these 100 crucial facts explaining the link between people, food and the environment. ...
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World Water Day 2012: Water & Food Security

03/22/2012
Our lives depend on water. Every day in the developed world, this fact is taken for granted. In general, one has to walk only as far as the kitchen or bathroom taps to access clear water, safe from disease and pollutants.In the countries where The Hunger Project (THP) works, the...
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BREAKING: Water, Poverty Millennium Development Targets Met Ahead of Schedule

03/06/2012
In September 2000, the leaders of 189 nations made a commitment to achieve specific results by 2015 in eight major areas of international development, results that have come to be known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).Reports today reveal the successful, early...
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World Wide Wrap-Up - February 10, 2012

02/10/2012
Our world is on the brink of change – change for the better. New policies, new ideas and new technology bring us ever closer to the end of poverty, disease and hunger each day. But with these rapid changes comes a deluge of information. To help vet some of that information, we...
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