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Global CEO Update: Envisioning a Future Free from Hunger

Visiting The Hunger Project offices is very special. Each one of us, all around the world, works hard to make the world a better place. Our global knowledge of communities and community-led development, our commitment to gender equality, and our ability to impact those living in poverty is truly remarkable. And while we are united in mission, each THP team is unique and offers its support to our community partners in distinct ways. Recently I was fortunate to visit two offices and learn more about our staff and ways of working.

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UN Calls for Reimagined Food System Policy

With 828 million people living in hunger in 2021, our current rate of progress will not end hunger by 2030. This is why we need to shift policy and resources to reduce the cost of a healthy diet.

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Blog Post – “You are returning sister, welcome”

By Rebecca Burgess, Country Director of The Hunger Project UK
Just 20 days into my new role as Country Director of The Hunger Project UK and I was fortunate enough to go to Ghana to meet twenty of my fellow Country Leaders from around the world. Here is the story of my trip…

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Media Statement – World Hunger Day 2022

World Hunger Day (Saturday 28th May) launches in the midst of cost-of-living crisis.
This World Hunger Day, the Ukraine crisis risks tipping up to 1.7 billion people — over one-fifth of humanity — into poverty, destitution and hunger, according to the Global Crisis Response Group on Food, Energy and Finance (GCRG).

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Razia, Bangladesh

“Every woman should be skilled and economically self-reliant… Otherwise, the problems of women could never be solved…”

Rita, Ghana

“I worked with the teachers, sensitising the school children on the effects and the harms teenage pregnancy can do to them.”

Rejeya, Bangladesh

“Now I do not pass the night without food and my other family members can eat full meals at night.”