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The Hunger Project in the News
Why does hunger persist in a world of plenty? In a world that has made so much progress in achieving many of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), cutting extreme poverty in half by 2010, why has it not yet cut hunger in half? Most people are surprised that it has virtually nothing to do with food supply, and far more to do with sexism, open defecation and weak local government. Read the full article on The Huffington Post.
It is the responsibility of the government to maintain public order and provide safety and security to the citizens. We hope the authorities will be successful in bringing an end to the present cycle of violence and achieve social harmony. Lack of social harmony has its costs. Disharmony is reflected in discord, disunity and conflict. Conflict may lead to violence, and unchecked and sustained violence may end up causing havoc. Read the full article on The Daily Star.
Daisy Owomugasho, The Hunger Project Country Director of Uganda is named one of Uganda's Women of Influence by The New Vision newspaper. Daisy was honored for her work on the economic empowerment of women. See the feature in The New Vision.
The Hunger Project- Ghana held a grand durbar to honor its global president, Åsa Skogström Feldt. The ceremony was held on Wednesday at Agyapomaa in the East Akim Municipality of the Eastern Region. Traditional leaders of Agyapomaa and its environs, who are beneficiaries of several development projects being carried out by Hunger Project in the region, used the opportunity to pay tribute to Skogström Feldt for her immense contributions towards the progress of their localities Read the full article on the Daily Guide.
Vice-President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, investigates the progress Ghana has made toward accomplishing the Millennium Development Goals. He expresses concerns and provides next steps regarding sanitation and applauds The Hunger Project for their work in rural communities. Read the full article on Graphic Online.