Sep 23, 2011:
Ghana has made huge strides in reducing the amount of child laborers on cocoa plantations, due in part to a 10 year fight to get them out of the fields and into the classrooms, IRIN reports.
Aug 16, 2011:
Although the years of conflicts in northern Sri Lanka have subsided, the region is now facing a new challenge - finding adequate teachers to support the newly reopened schools, IRIN reports.
Dec 14, 2010:
Wegmans shoppers at 22 stores in the Rochester, New York, region raised $688,214 for its Check Out Hunger campaign, up 11 percent from last year's dividends, according to the Henrietta Post.
Dec 8, 2010:
Nigeria's minister of agriculture Professor Sheikh Ahmed Abdullah said that Nigeria has become the "bread basket of Africa" and encouraged the World Food Programme (WFP) to look into the nation's perceived potential to feed the entire continent.
Dec 8, 2010:
Following the recent jumpstart of USAID's Feed the Future initiative, four volunteers were honored at its Farmer-to-Farmer Volunteer Appreciation ceremony for their impressive contributions to the fight against hunger in global communities.
Nov 29, 2010:
The 10th annual Empty Bowls event took place last week at St. John Lutheran Church in Waseca County, Minnesota. The event serves as a reminder to local residents that world hunger is a real issue that requires our attention and energy.