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Hunger Summit

G8: Don't Forget the Farmer at the End of the Road

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 08.08.2013 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

As world leaders tackle hunger, poor nutrition and extreme poverty, they need to ensure their solutions are not top down. Farmers, particularly women farmers, must be central to any strategy and not an afterthought.

All for the Sake of a Few Nutrients

Jamie Cooper-Hohn | Posted 08.08.2013 | Impact
Jamie Cooper-Hohn

The difference between a child achieving his or her full potential in life comes down to the first thousand days: from pregnancy through to a child's second birthday. For hundreds of millions of children, the lack of a few key nutrients during this period will forever blight their future.

1,000 Days to Change the World

Rick Leach | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Rick Leach

In the life of a child, nutrition during the first 1,000 days -- from a mother's pregnancy to the child's second birthday -- can mean the difference between a promising future or one plagued by poor health and stunted growth.

Food for Thought for World Leaders

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

On a recent trip to India, I joined a dozen mothers and their babies at a community meeting in a slum south of New Delhi. We sat on the floor and talk...

Leaning In On Ending Malnutrition

Lucy Martinez Sullivan | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
Lucy Martinez Sullivan

There is no tragedy more unimaginable than losing a child. Yet approximately 3 million young lives are lost each year to a condition that is completel...

Doubling Down On An Agenda To End Hunger

Mark Suzman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact
Mark Suzman

An end to extreme poverty is at the top of the global agenda now like perhaps never before. Echoing similar calls by President Obama and World Bank Pr...

"Nutrition for Growth": A Once-in-a-decade Opportunity, This Weekend

Molly Kinder | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact
Molly Kinder

On June 8th, just days before the 2013 G8 Summit, UK Prime Minister David Cameron will convene world leaders in London for the high-level Nutrition fo...

A Meeting to End World Hunger

Ben Jackson | Posted 10.13.2012 | Impact
Ben Jackson

The Olympic vision to reach higher and faster could become a reality for many more children around the world following Sunday's hunger summit.

Uniting To End Hunger On The Olympic Stage

Anja Tranovich | Posted 10.12.2012 | Impact
Anja Tranovich

This blog is part of a series organized by The Huffington Post and the NGO alliance InterAction around the London 2012 Olympics. Each year, the avera...

Olympics Hunger Summit To Unite World Leaders, Athletes To Tackle Issue

Posted 08.11.2012 | Impact

There's one final Olympics event few may know about. On Sunday, British Prime Minister David Cameron will host a hunger summit at 10 Downing Street...

How The Olympics Spotlights People In Need

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Samuel A. Worthington

During the Olympics, I'll be watching like everyone else but it's important to also keep a spotlight on those whose struggles are less in the public eye.

London Olympics To Hold Hunger Summit

Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen & Jessica Prois | Posted 05.24.2012 | Impact

London will use its spotlight to illuminate more than just the world's greatest athletes during the 2012 Olympics. British Prime Minister David Cam...