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Coding for Hunger: Not Development as Usual

Maura O'Neill | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology
Maura O'Neill

Through social media, we can harness crowd-sourced wisdom and rapid diffusion networks to imagine a day in our lifetime where families everywhere can take pride in the accomplishments of their healthy children.

What the World's Hungry Would Have Liked to Hear Last Night

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Global hunger and malnutrition is the most preventable health epidemic in our time. We have the resources and innovation necessary to tackle this challenge. What we need now is the political will.

G8 Stakes High for African Farmers

Roger Thurow | Posted 05.17.2012 | Impact
Roger Thurow

The U.S. and the G8 would do well to join Leonida and her neighbors on their exodus from the misery of the hunger season to abundant food production. For if they succeed, so might we all.

USAID: Building Resiliency In The Horn of Africa

Tom Murphy | Posted 02.27.2012 | Good News
Tom Murphy

Programming in the HoA seeks to give people living in the region the ability to adjust to the cyclical droughts that return every few years. Feed the Future is one USAID program that hopes to build the capacity to withstand weather challenges.

The Future of Funding: Development Aid as an Investment

Dan Silverstein | Posted 08.14.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

There is an intriguing dynamic developing in our nation's capital among the three major influences that could end up changing the future of Ameri...

Building A Better World By Supporting Farming Families

Sylvia Mathews Burwell | Posted 07.24.2011 | Impact
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Supporting farming families makes sense on many fronts. It not only helps farmers become self-sufficient, but it helps increase the prosperity and stability of countries in the developing world.

Nutrition Rich National Security

Dan Silverstein | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

On May 24th, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs* will host a conference in Washington, D.C. to reinforce the relationship between food security in ...

Weekly Mulch: Monsanto's Mutant Alfalfa and the Feral Pig Invasion

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Agribusiness giant Monsanto is strengthening its hold over the food system both in this country and abroad,...

Pushing For More and Better Development Assistance, One Letter at a Time

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

An interview with Asma Lateef, Director of the Bread for the World Institute, an anti-hunger advocacy organization.

Empowering the Voices of Women to Achieve the MDG's

Carol Peasley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carol Peasley

Investing in girls and women should also be a means of empowering them and putting them at the center of the development debate. They should be at the table when political leaders and donors define how new funds will be allocated.

Breakthrough American Foreign Policy May Finally Give a Break to the World's Hungry

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Silverstein

The United States government took a bold step forward last week in addressing the horrifying upward spiral in the number of people throughout the world who go hungry.

Why Nutrition Matters

Joel Lamstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joel Lamstein

Today's release of the Obama administration's Feed the Future implementation strategy will confirm what many in the global public health world have kn...