Over the last five years, global hunger has steadily increased. In October 2020, the Norwegian Nobel Committee turned the world’s attention to this crisis by awarding the World Food Programme.
This year’s Goalkeeper’s Report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation suggests we may have lost 25 years worth of developmental progress in only 25 weeks due to COVID-19.
As the global community continues to adjust to the daily challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we at The Hunger Project remain committed to mitigating its impact. The core tenets of our work are as relevant as ever. We continue to support...
SOFI 2020: Transforming Food Systems for Affordable Healthy Diets. The 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released in July 2020 explores the ongoing rise in global hunger. Since the world committed to ending food insecurity and malnutrition...
The Trump Administration has sent a letter to the United Nations withdrawing the United States from the World Health Organization (WHO). The Hunger Project, in its commitment to the global goal of ending world hunger by 2030, strongly urges the Administration to...
May 28, 2020 is the 10th Annual World Hunger Day and The Hunger Project is bringing awareness to the more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger during an unprecedented global crisis.
The lines between chronic hunger and acute hunger, known as famine, are blurry. Especially now, as the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are rapidly changing conditions in communities around the world.
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting life in every part of our world and we are seeing, first hand, how critical is to leverage ingenuity and strength at the local level. Learn how Hunger Project communities are responding.
As a civil society leader, The Hunger Project has put strict measures in place to protect the health and safety of our program partners and staff around the world.
Each March, the world comes together in conversation to elevate the voices of women. This year, we highlighted the realities of women living through the pandemic.
For more than 20 years, THP-Uganda has made eco-farming and sustainable livelihoods a reality for thousands of people, marking a significant step towards a sustainable end to hunger.
Anju Moyna, a long-time volunteer community leader, was determined to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in her district.
As lockdowns went into place in Uganda in 2020, local leader Aisha worked to ensure that women in her community had access to family planning services.
When the pandemic began, Liliana Martinez worked to translate critical information into her native language of Mazateca.
Read our recommendations for how governments, donor agencies and implementers can improve the mobilization of women for transformational change.
Annual UN Association Global Engagement Summit Rallies International Community Around Development Goals
Members from The Hunger Project team attend the UN Association’s Global Engagement Summit to learn how the UN is elevating community leaders to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate women leaders across the globe for their leadership in community development, government, and women’s rights advocacy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learn more about the work of Elected Women Representatives in India as they confront COVID-19 in their communities.