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Rethink the Image of World Hunger

May 26, 2015

Chronic, persistent hunger is not due merely to lack of food; it occurs when people lack opportunity to earn enough income, to be educated and gain skills, to meet basic health needs and have a voice in the decisions that affect their community. For those in chronic hunger, hunger is a daily, sometimes life-long, reality. Read the full article on The Huffington Post

Malawi: Mutharika Hails Hunger Project’s Approach On Community Empowerment

May 14, 2015

President of Malawi Peter Mutharika applauded The Hunger Project for adopting a holistic approach in empowering communities to manage hunger and poverty. He said, "You are not just giving our communities fish rather teaching them how to fish, and making them self reliant in the long term as well which is the most sustainable way of developing our countries. We need to wean ourselves from the spirit of dependency." Read the full article on All Africa.

Africa takes the lead in fighting hunger and poverty

May 13, 2015

Africa is leading the fight against hunger and poverty on the continent. This emerged at a high-level meeting co-hosted by The Hunger Project and the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg yesterday. Read the full article on News24.

Africa Takes the Lead in Fighting Hunger and Poverty

May 13, 2015

During a multi-stakeholder dialogue in co-hosted by The Hunger Project and the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, leaders discussed progress made in ending world hunger and poverty. Leaders of multinational organisations, regional bodies, government, corporates, donor agencies, nongovernmental organisations, civil society and academia reviewed the current framework of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and also identified specific gaps where new initiatives can be taken in an effort to end hunger. Read the full article on News24.

Mutharika Reiterates Stand on Looming Hunger: “No One Will Die of Starvation”

May 13, 2015

President Peter Mutharika has assured Malawians that no person will die of hunger this year as his administration will put in place measure to assist food insecure households. He applauded the Hunger Project for the work it is doing in Malawi in partnership with other local establishments to assist flood victims and others affected by hunger. Read the full article on The Marabi Post.