Poverty

Community-Led Development at 2017 InterAction Forum

The Hunger Project’s Executive Vice President, John Coonrod, recently moderated a panel discussion on community-led development (CLD) during the annual InterAction Forum that took place in Washington, DC from June 20-22, 2017. The panel, titled “Leaving No Voice...

World Hunger Falls; 805 Million Still Hungry

The 2014 State of Food Insecurity in the World Released The United Nations 2014 State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI 2014) Report, issued on Sept. 16, 2014, shows that global hunger is declining and important progress in eradicating hunger has been made....

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...

Celebrate World Hunger Day 2014!

Join The Hunger Project family in celebrating our fourth annual World Hunger Day on Wednesday, May 28, 2014! World Hunger Day, launched by The Hunger Project-UK in 2011, aims to inspire people all over the world to show their solidarity and support for the women, men...

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,...

Gaining Perspective through Live Below the Line

From April 28-May 2, The Hunger Project staff and over 220 Live Below the Line champions spent $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting our work in villages worldwide. Shivani...

Global Week of Action: Vote for the World You Want

Vote today in the United Nations global vote, and say this is MY World. MY World is a United Nations global survey for citizens. The goal of the survey is to capture people’s voices, priorities and views, so world leaders can be informed as they begin the process of...

Changing Mindsets, Empowering People

Hunger Project Executive Vice President John Coonrod recently spoke with Let’s Talk (a blog hosted by the World Bank’s Chief Economist) team as part of the launch of the World Bank’s upcoming World Development Report on "mind and culture." The World Bank annually...

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...

The End of Extreme Poverty #By2030

The last two decades have been the most successful in history in the fight against poverty: the share of people living in extreme poverty – or on less than US$1.25 per day – has been cut in half worldwide, from 43% in 1990 to less than 20% today. However, more than...

The Hunger Project Joins Live Below the Line

The Hunger Project is thrilled to be a part of the Live Below the Line campaign. Members of our global staff team are participating under the theme “Community.” The Hunger Project joins thousands of people around the world who are taking the Live Below the Line...

Community-Led Development at 2017 InterAction Forum

The Hunger Project’s Executive Vice President, John Coonrod, recently moderated a panel discussion on community-led development (CLD) during the annual InterAction Forum that took place in Washington, DC from June 20-22, 2017. The panel, titled “Leaving No Voice...

World Hunger Falls; 805 Million Still Hungry

The 2014 State of Food Insecurity in the World Released The United Nations 2014 State of Food Insecurity in the World (SOFI 2014) Report, issued on Sept. 16, 2014, shows that global hunger is declining and important progress in eradicating hunger has been made....

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...

Celebrate World Hunger Day 2014!

Join The Hunger Project family in celebrating our fourth annual World Hunger Day on Wednesday, May 28, 2014! World Hunger Day, launched by The Hunger Project-UK in 2011, aims to inspire people all over the world to show their solidarity and support for the women, men...

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,...

Gaining Perspective through Live Below the Line

From April 28-May 2, The Hunger Project staff and over 220 Live Below the Line champions spent $1.50 a day on food and beverage for five days to change the way people think about extreme poverty – all while supporting our work in villages worldwide. Shivani...