CWS: We’re in! Here’s why.

Feb 28, 14 CWS: We’re in! Here’s why.

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Blog by Maurice A. Bloem, CWS Executive Vice-President. Just getting to the CWS Therapeutic Feeding Center in West Timor is a challenge for many. When I visited our programs in Indonesia a couple of weeks ago with a group of CWS supporters (including CWS board member, Patricia de Jong) from the U.S., it took around 20 hours of air...

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1,000 Days: Achieving the Zero Hunger Challenge

Feb 27, 14 1,000 Days: Achieving the Zero Hunger Challenge

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Blog by Rujuta Gandhi and Rebecca Olson for 1,000 Days. Reprinted with permission. With 842 million people experiencing chronic hunger, rising to the Zero Hunger Challenge (ZHC) is imperative. The vision – zero hunger in our lifetime – is attainable with the right recipe, especially by ensuring universal access to nutritious food...

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Campus Kitchens: Joining the Zero Hunger Challenge

Feb 26, 14 Campus Kitchens: Joining the Zero Hunger Challenge

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Blog by Linda Kurtz for The Campus Kitchens Project. Since October 2001, The Campus Kitchens Project has recovered 3,319,267 pounds of food that would have otherwise been thrown away, and used this food to serve 2,093,832 meals to people who might otherwise have gone hungry. But we know we can’t end hunger with food – not to...

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London should take a Zero Hunger approach to food poverty

Feb 25, 14 London should take a Zero Hunger approach to food poverty

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London Labour Assembly Member Fiona Twycross penned an open letter to members of her party, encouraging them to work towards a Zero Hunger policy approach to food security. That letter is excerpted below, with permission.   Food bank use rises 400% in just two years In the past two years, reliance on food banks in London has...

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West Africa Zero Hunger Initiative to launch

A Zero Hunger Initiative for West Africa will launch this week, with the help of ECOWAS (the Economic Community of West African States), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO), and other partners. Panapress reports that participants in a workshop taking place 24-26 February in Accra, Ghana, are...

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