With 828 Million Living in Hunger, UN Calls for Reimagined Food Systems
With 828 million people living in hunger in 2021, our current rate of progress will not end hunger by 2030. Policies that prioritize local food systems can reduce the cost of a healthy diet. Learn how.
Our Programs in Africa Confront Impact of Conflict in Ukraine
A UNDP report highlights how African countries are vulnerable to the impacts of war due to the continent’s reliance on imports from Ukraine and Russia.
International Day of the African Child 2022
This year’s theme of the Day of the African Child is calling for introspection and commitment to addressing issues that children face across the continent as a result of harmful practices.
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.
Hadijah Encourages Girls Through Kickball
Smallholder farmer and local leader Hadijah uses kickball to mentor girls in her community and build a better future for herself and her family.
Bluetown, Microsoft, USAID and The Hunger Project Tackle the Gender Digital Divide in Ghana
We’ve partnered with Bluetown, USAID and Microsoft in an historic partnership to address the gender digital divide in rural Ghana.
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.
Celebrating the Impact of Young Climate Activists at Skoll, CSW
In our commitment to elevating young voices, in early 2022 we had the honor of hosting two events highlighting the impact of young climate activists from around the world at the UN Commission on the Status of Women and the Skoll World Forum.
Newsweek Opinion: The War in Ukraine is a Global Food Security Crisis
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is going to have a negative impact on global food systems and world hunger. We need to take collective action now to mitigate the effects of this conflict.
International Women’s Day 2022: Changing Climates
This International Women’s Day, we recognize the critical role that women play in creating a climate change resilient and sustainable planet.
Recap: Our 2021 Thought Leadership in Action
From speaking at the United Nations to op-eds in Reuters, 2021 was a powerful year for Hunger Project thought leaders around the world.
10 Simple Ways to Give This Holiday Season
Now more than ever, it’s important to call attention to inequitable access to resources. Invest in the end of hunger this holiday season.
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.
We are one: Highlights from our 2021 Fall Event
On October 16, 2021, the Hunger Project family came together for a hybrid virtual and in-person Fall Event to declare: We are one. See highlights from the evening.
How can ending hunger address climate change?
The Hunger Project hosted a panel discussion as part of Climate Week NYC to explore the relationship between hunger and climate change.
World Food Day 2021: Our actions are our future. Better production, better nutrition, a better environment and a better life.
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The Digital Generation: International Day of the Girl 2021
The gender digital divide keeps girls from accessing education that can dramatically improve the rest of their lives. Learn more about the Digital Generation on International Day of the Girl.
Launching a New Partnership to Bring Women Online
A new partnership with BLUETOWN, the U.S. Agency for International Development and with support from Microsoft’s Airband Initiative, creates opportunities for women in rural Ghana to be active members of the digital economy.
Girls LEAD Act 2021
Girls often have the least access to leadership and decision-making roles, especially in developing countries.
Youth Day 2021: Transforming Food Systems for Planetary Health
August 12 is International Youth Day, a day to bring attention to the power of the world’s youth and encourage young people’s inclusive participation in creating a better future.
The Future Is Calling: Highlights from Our 2022 Fall Event
On October 15, 2022, Hunger Project activists, investors and staff came together to end hunger at the 2022 Fall Event: The Future is Calling.
Sharing Our 2022-2027 Strategic Framework
Our 2022 Strategic Framework is more than a high-level goal, it’s a framework for a commitment made by our organization to thoughtfully and strategically carry out programming worldwide.
Highlighting the Gender Digital Divide at the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit
On September 14, 2022, Tim Prewitt, President and CEO of The Hunger Project, spoke about digital equity at the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) Global Summit.
The Road to Women Deliver 2023: Open House
WomenDeliver conferences have become the largest gathering focused on gender equality in the world. With the focus on advancing gender equality and women’s sexual and reproductive rights at the center of the conference, WD2023 will bring together thousands of stakeholders and decision-makers globally, in the three-day forum from July 17th to 20th 2023.
Brick by brick: community members build Mlawe Epicenter in Zambia
Over 12,000 community members from the Vubwi district in Zambia united on August 25, 2022 to celebrate the opening of the Mlawe Epicenter.
World Food Day 2022: Leave No One Behind
The global food system is at the center of the world’s challenges: poverty, health and environmental degradation. This World Food Day 2022 calls for sustainable solutions so no one is left behind in the mission to end hunger.
Rita Sarin Bids Farewell to The Hunger Project-India
It is with tremendous gratitude for her time and service that we announce the departure of Rita Sarin from her role as Global Vice President and Country Director of The Hunger Project-India.
LIFE Project: How does Locally-Led Development Work?
The Movement for Community-led Development, The Hunger Project, World Vision, and Relief International launch the new USAID-funded LIFE Project in Bangladesh and Ethiopia to create and measure locally led and climate, conflict and economically-resilient development programs.
Food Security and Improved Nutrition in Ghana
The Hunger Project-Ghana partnered with the Latter-day Saints Charities to end chronic hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Ghana through a Food Security and Improved Nutrition Project at the Akpo-Akpamu Epicenter in the Eastern Region and Tokome Epicenter in the Volta Region. The project will reach 31 villages and approximately 16,674 people.
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