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World Food Day Poster 2011

October 16 is World Food Day, a day to draw the world’s attention to the stark reality that almost one billion women, men and children, one-sixth of our global population, are undernourished. According to the World Bank the past year has been a disaster with rising food costs pushing an additional 70 million people into extreme poverty.

If there is good news on World Food Day it is that hunger is NOT inevitable. The Hunger Project’s programmes are reaching an estimated 35 million partners through the incredible support of 375,000 indigenous trained volunteers around the world.

Where we work our communities are becoming self-reliant and resilient. Our methods are clearly working and creating long-term solutions but by their very nature, they require sustained David Tetteh, Inspiring Stories from Ghana | Homefunding over the medium and long term.

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