All stories about hunger & malnutrition
Tajikistan: Cooking with Jonibek
One weekend morning, I walked into the kitchen of the house here in Garm to see what I could scrounge up for breakfast. I smiled when I noticed there was coffee ready.
Niger: Multiplying their bounty
Four years ago, a widespread food crisis in the West African nation of Niger threatened the lives of nearly 3.5 million people in more than 3,800 villages.
Poor countries see little relief from food crisis
Thirty countries still need outside food aid, according to the latest report from the UN's food agency:
Agriculture for Development
A global partnership to end hunger
Today’s announcement of a new $3.5-billion investment in agriculture programs over a three-year period demonstrates the Obama administration's leadership on ending global hunger.
Petition to fight world hunger
More than one billion people went to bed hungry last night. Chances are they will go to bed hungry tonight as well — even though the world produces enough food to feed every man, woman and child in the world.
A million subtle shades of gray
For the most part, black-and-white thinking doesn’t hold that true anymore for me. There’s nothing really akin to the moral absolutism of standing ground against a schoolyard bully.
Tajikistan: From tomatoes to empowerment
While we’re spending this month focused entirely on the transport and distribution of wheat flour, lentils and oil to nearly 5,000 women, it’s actually a small component of USAID and Mercy Corps’ Single Year Assistance Program (SYAP) here.
A man does what he must to provide for his family. But in the small West African nation of Togo, it goes much deeper than that: each man is assigned a name based on the things he does, and is constantly judged by it.
Myanmar: Regrowing the Garden
Life here in Bo Kone, Myanmar, a village of about a thousand people, has never been easy. Located on an isolated island in the Irrawaddy Delta, it's about an hour's boat ride to the nearest town.