This year, World Food Day turns an eye to the ultimate goal: Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World. It calls for action across sectors to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to everyone.
The world’s most powerful change agents are committed young people who adapt faster and adopt fully. On October 11, celebrate the power the 600 million girls in the world for International Day of the Girl.
It is with a heavy heart that we report the loss of a dear friend, Valerie Harper. She was deeply committed to the empowerment of people and we were honored to count her among the first enrolled in our work in 1977.
World Breastfeeding Week is August 1-7, 2019. Learn why breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival.
The newly released 2019 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report explores the ongoing rise in global hunger in light of economic vulnerability.
The MDRT Foundation celebrates 60 years of charitable partnerships by featuring The Hunger Project’s work to pioneer people-focused strategies around the world.
Suzanne Mayo Frindt, Global President and CEO of The Hunger Project, co-chaired the Forum this year as we celebrated our 35th year of InterAction Forum membership.
At our Spring Gala weekend June 8-9, Hunger Project activists, investors and staff joined together to Courageously Commit to the end of hunger. See photos, videos and highlights from the weekend.
In light of regional progress in the reduction of malaria rates, a major international malaria study was conducted around the Majete wildlife park in southern Malawi between 2014 and 2018. The study went in search of the most effective malaria prevention method. And...
World Hunger Day Letter from the CEO: #SustainabilityIs Ending Hunger Through Community-led Development
The following is a World Hunger Day op-ed by Hunger Project Global President and CEO Suzanne Mayo Frindt. Read the full World Hunger Day statement here. Today, 821 million people live in chronic hunger worldwide. Hunger is not just about food. Hunger and poverty are...
On World Hunger Day 2019, we highlight the importance of sustainability in ending hunger and poverty with the 821 million chronically hungry in the world. What does sustainability look like in your life?
While progress has been made in limiting the scope of the disease in Africa, climate change is expanding the range of malaria-carrying mosquitoes, putting populations at risk that haven’t previously been exposed. Malaria remains one of the world’s leading killers,...
On April 22, The Hunger Project will join the global community to celebrate Earth Day. We are issuing a world-wide call to action to address the effects of climate change.
Rajkumari Kewat is a second-term Panch, or ward member, from the Gujred Panchayat (village) in Madhya Pradesh, a state in central India.
Of the areas where The Hunger Project is working in Malawi and Mozambique, it is the Chikwawa District in Malawi that has been the most directly affected.
On March 22, we recognize World Water Day to raise awareness about water-related issues and call for equal access to life’s most critical resource. #WaterForAll
At a Bihar State Level Convention, elected women representatives and girls demand that government authorities pay attention to their rights as equal citizens in a democracy.
On March 8, 2019, The Hunger Project recognizes International Women’s Day, a day that calls on our global community to take innovative action for equality.
On this, the 70th Anniversary of the Declaration for Human Rights, we celebrate this milestone document and recognize it as a chance for the world to reaffirm a commitment to human rights.
At our Fall Gala weekend October 19-21, more than 300 Hunger Project activists, investors and staff joined together to stand FOR something. See photos, videos and highlights from the weekend.
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...
The Hunger Project is pleased to welcome prominent business leader, Koosum Kalyan, as a newly appointed member of our Global Board of Directors. A South African citizen, Ms. Kalyan is a dedicated changemaker in Africa. She served as a Senior Business Development...
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.
On March 8, 2020, The Hunger Project recognizes International Women’s Day, a day that calls on our global community to take innovative action for equality.
Remembering the life and impact of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, long-time Honorary Board Member for The Hunger Project.
On October 10, 2019, Steven J. Sherwood completed his ten-year term as Chair of The Hunger Project’s Global Board, to be succeeded by long-time board member, Sheree Stomberg.
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