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Book Classic: Famine, Conflict and Response by Fred Cuny

by April 13, 2024

Book Classic:  Famine, Conflict and Response:  a Basic Guide By Fred Cuny, with Rick Hill      (West Hartford, CN:  Kumarian Press       1999) This basic, extremely readable text about famine prevention and relief remains a preferred textb...

BOOK REVIEW: The Enduring Struggle: The History of the U.S. Agency for International Development and America’s Uneasy Transformation of the World

by steve hansch February 6, 2024

BOOK REVIEW:  The Enduring Struggle:  The History of the U.S. Agency for International Development and America’s Uneasy Transformation of the World, by John Norris.   2021.   Lanham MD:  Rowman & Littlefield Publisher. America's primary international assista...

The Razor’s Edge: Embezzlement, Corruption and Development in Ethiopia, a Novel (2022)

by WHES board - S Hansch April 23, 2023

For anyone interested in learning what development work overseas entails and what work is like, there may be no better introduction than Robert Gurevich’s novel, The Razor’s Edge.  Thinly modeled on his own experiences in Africa, with his protagonist, writing in the first person...

WORLD FOOD PROGRAM speaks on Feeding those in need

by Link to the U.S. Public Broadcasting Service pbs.org March 26, 2023

In this video interview by PBS.org, David Beasley, former Governor of South Carolina, and the outgoing Executive Director of the UN World Food Program (WFP) speaks about his o...

Black Sea Grain Initiative, to Expire 18 March 2023, in Peril

by UN Media Center UNOCHA March 16, 2023

The Black Sea Initiative, the U.N. brokered agreement to export Ukrainian grain via the Black Sea ports is due to expire on Saturday the 18th of March, 2023.  As of 14 March, there was a proposal by the Russians, to shorten the extension from 120 days  to 60 days.  The Ukrainians counter that thi...

The Gap in Funding for Programs to Stop Hunger

by February 22, 2023

The nonprofit, Action Against Hunger, February 22, 2023 released their global report "2023 Hunger Funding Gap Report -- What's Needed to Stop the Global Hunger Crisis." It reports that hunger is higher today than any time in recent decades, and that 50 million people are on the verge of famine. ...

Ending famine

by Irwin Loy The New Humanitarian January 19, 2023

This interview with Nicholas Haan from The New Humanitarian gives an inside look into the how the world is defining and addressing food insecurity and famine....

Photo by Albert González Farran, UNAMID

Global Hunger Index Reports Close to One Billion Will Not Have Enough Food to Eat

by October 13, 2022

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) Report at  https://www.globalhungerindex.org/ is produced by Concern Worldwide, based in Ireland, and Welthungerhilfe, based in Germany.   These Non-Governmental Organizations  (NGOs) are expert in global foo...

USAID Administrator Power discusses food insecurity with colleagues

by August 18, 2022

At a meeting held July 18, 2022, sponsored by the think tank, CSIS, USAID Administrator Samantha Power and a panel of specialists discuss the current global food insecurity crisis, noting how it has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, climate...

Antonio Gayoso

World Hunger Education Service (WHES) Celebrates Antonio Gayoso’s Long Career as Board Member

by WHES Staff August 9, 2022

On July 30th 2020, World Hunger Education Service hosted luncheon to celebrate Antonio Gayoso, a former Board Chair, and Board member for the past 25 years. Antonio retired from the board in January 2022. Among the attendees were Joan Dudic-Gayoso, Dr. Tony Gayoso (Antonio's son), former Board me...

  • World Hunger Education
    Service
    P.O. Box 29015
    Washington, D.C. 20017
  • For the past 40 years, since its founding in 1976, the mission of World Hunger Education Service is to undertake programs, including Hunger Notes, that
    • Educate the general public and target groups about the extent and causes of hunger and malnutrition in the United States and the world
    • Advance comprehension which integrates ethical, religious, social, economic, political, and scientific perspectives on the world food problem
    • Facilitate communication and networking among those who are working for solutions
    • Promote individual and collective commitments to sustainable hunger solutions.