Environment

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day, May 28, addresses the urgent need to raise awareness of the dramatic rise in hunger in recent years. This year we call special attention to the role of youth in a sustainable, hunger-free future.

Community Leaders Shine at Skoll

Community Leaders Shine at Skoll

At Skoll World Forum 2022, a Hunger Project community leader from Ghana, shared her leadership story. Hosted by One Village Partners and Movement for Community-led Development.

We Call for an Inclusive COP26

We Call for an Inclusive COP26

We call for an Inclusive UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) that virtually includes the voices of those most affected by climate change.

Policy Seminar: To Feed the World, Youth in Agriculture Required

The world’s population is expected to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. and a 60% increase in current food production levels will be needed to feed everyone. Meanwhile, the average age of farmers throughout Africa and Asia is currently 60. So who will grow the food and build...

The “Miracle” Moringa Tree

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...

A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

A Working Framework for 2030: Sustainable Development Goals

We are pleased to announce that The UN Open Working Group has released its Draft of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the Post 2015 Agenda. As an organization that is dedicated to a holistic and integrated approach to end world hunger, we were excited to...

Building Resilience through Local Capacity

Over the past week, hundreds of experts, policy makers and practitioners attended major conferences on resilience – the ability of people, communities, nations and the global system to predict, prevent and bounce back from shocks. A conference, in Montpellier,...

In the Spirit of Earth Day, Join Live Below the Line!

Each year, Earth Day calls for global citizens to examine their impact on the environment and learn new (or more) ways to be environmentally friendly. Here at The Hunger Project, we believe everything is connected and that — hunger is inextricably linked to a nexus of...

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 with The Hunger Project

The Hunger Project joins millions of people around the world in celebrating Earth Day this April 22. Protecting and restoring our natural environment is fundamental to ending hunger and poverty. The communities with whom we work are comprised primarily of food farmers...

Get Out the Give on #GivingTuesday!

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....

Listen to Exec VP John Coonrod: Empowering Women at Every Level

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...

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day 2022: #YouthEndingHunger

World Hunger Day, May 28, addresses the urgent need to raise awareness of the dramatic rise in hunger in recent years. This year we call special attention to the role of youth in a sustainable, hunger-free future.

Community Leaders Shine at Skoll

Community Leaders Shine at Skoll

At Skoll World Forum 2022, a Hunger Project community leader from Ghana, shared her leadership story. Hosted by One Village Partners and Movement for Community-led Development.

We Call for an Inclusive COP26

We Call for an Inclusive COP26

We call for an Inclusive UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) that virtually includes the voices of those most affected by climate change.