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A hotter planet, a hungrier world
The impacts of climate change are pummeling nations around the world. But for the poor, the consequences are particularly destructive: more poverty, more hunger. We can't end these plights, then, if we don't tackle climate change, too.
This is what a world without famine looks like
Famine has put millions of lives at risk in South Sudan. Can the solution be found in Niger and Guatemala?
Guatemala: A future without migration: How we’re empowering youth to build a life at home
Migration is rampant is some parts of Guatemala. We're providing young people with the education and skills they need to thrive without having to leave their community.
Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Haiti, Niger, Pakistan, Timor-Leste, Yemen: Where are the 11 hungriest countries in the world?
Hunger is a global problem that goes well beyond Africa. How many of the world's hungriest countries can you name?
Is international aid worth it?
On a scorching afternoon in southern Niger, five village women patrol a labyrinth of plants. It is the dry season here, the hardest time to find enough to eat, but the delicate leaves they turn in their hands tell a more promising story.
Ethiopia: How investing in resilience helps fight drought
Mercy Corps and partners have been investing in building resilience for families affected by droughts. Their project report evaluates the positive effects of being resilience-focused in the face of a severe shock.
Guatemala: Technology connects snow pea farmers to success
The export market is critical for snow pea farmers. To help them stay on the path to success, we’re connecting them to a new software that tracks their harvests.
Niger: How farm school is helping Salma beat hunger
Through training and new techniques, Salma and her community are learning to grow more hearty, bountiful crops to carry them through the hunger gap, the time between harvests when food stores traditionally run out.
Ethiopia: PHOTOS: How rural women are cashing in on the milk business
We connected milk producers in remote areas with a milk processing factory to buy their milk, strengthening the dairy chain and improving lives every step of the way.
Niger: The hidden survivors of the hunger gap
Every year, millions of people in Niger have to figure out how they will survive between harvests. This is what they look like.