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World Wide Wrap-Up – February 3, 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. So, beginning in 2012, we at...

2012 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

"The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas." Follow along with tweets,...

IFPRI’s 2011 Global Hunger Index

The 2011 Global Hunger Index (GHI) from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) says that, though hunger has declined in the last 20 years, it still remains "serious" with Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia continuing to face the greatest GHI. Explore...

Weekly World Wide Wrap-Up – January 6, 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. So, beginning in 2012, we at...

2011: A Year in Review

It’s been quite a year for us at The Hunger Project (THP) and for the development community as a whole. Global conversations are turning, en masse, towards the world’s invaluable smallholder farmers – most notably female farmers. Agriculture, gender equality and...

Plumpy’Nut: A Cure for Malnutrition?

In 2000, the United Nations established eradicating extreme poverty and hunger as a goal of precedence, listing it first among the eight Millennium Development Goals. With the help of an unusual product known as Plumpy’Nut, the world now stands a better chance of...

Five Fruits Helping to End World Hunger

Have you ever heard of a Monkey Orange? How about Wild Ethiopian Coffee? Over at Nourishing the Planet they've put together a straight-forward, informative piece called Five Fruits You've Never Heard of that Are Helping to End Hunger. A couple of our favorites: Wild...

Video: How to Feed the World

This film, How to Feed the World, was directed by Denis van Waerebeke for kids age 9 to 14 in an effort to explain resource disparity, malnutrition and the food crisis in an eye-catching, accessible way. Worth the watch! But after you've watched, take a minute and...