This year, World Food Day calls for recognition of those who work to make healthy and sustainable diets accessible to everyone.
Over the last five years, global hunger has steadily increased. In October 2020, the Norwegian Nobel Committee turned the world’s attention to this crisis by awarding the World Food Programme.
This year’s Goalkeeper’s Report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation suggests we may have lost 25 years worth of developmental progress in only 25 weeks due to COVID-19.
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.
The Movement for Community-led Development hosted an event in conjunction with the UN General Assembly to highlight and celebrate local leadership, the role of women, and the importance of decentralization in crisis response.
As the global community continues to adjust to the daily challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we at The Hunger Project remain committed to slowing its spread and mitigating its impact. The core tenets of our work are as relevant as ever. We...
No movement in modern history has succeeded without the active participation of youth. For 15 years, The Hunger Project has partnered with FeelGood, a youth-led movement focused on mobilizing university students across 25 college campuses in the United States to...
SOFI 2020: Transforming Food Systems for Affordable Healthy Diets. The 2020 State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report released in July 2020 explores the ongoing rise in global hunger. Since the world committed to ending food insecurity and malnutrition...
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.
November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marks the start of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.
During our Fall Event weekend October 11-13, Hunger Project activists, investors and staff made courageous connections for a better world.
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.
When the pandemic began, Liliana Martinez worked to translate critical information into her native language of Mazateca.
Read our recommendations for how governments, donor agencies and implementers can improve the mobilization of women for transformational change.
Dwerebease Epicenter in Ghana transitions out of its partnership with THP, building on more than 10 years of community-led progress.
Annual UN Association Global Engagement Summit Rallies International Community Around Development Goals
Members from The Hunger Project team attend the UN Association’s Global Engagement Summit to learn how the UN is elevating community leaders to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
The Hunger Project hosts a panel to explore how bridging the digital divide can support community-led development initiatives.
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate women leaders across the globe for their leadership in community development, government, and women’s rights advocacy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
The hunger crisis is directly linked to climate crisis and women play a key role in creating the solutions for both.
Learn more about the work of Elected Women Representatives in India as they confront COVID-19 in their communities.
The Hunger Project is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tim Prewitt as President and CEO.
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