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Thoughts on Attending the 31st Session of the Standing Committee on Nutrition

by Lane Vanderslice April 2, 2004

(April 2, 2004) I was privileged to attend the 31st Session of the Standing Committee on Nutrition, during the week of March 22 and learned quite a bit there. I hadn’t ever been to a session before. It was exhilarating to listen to about 250 people (and talk to a fair number) deeply interested i...

Hunger Notes Urges Its Readers to Join RESULTS

by Mabel Ng February 29, 2004

Hunger Notes believes that its readers should do three things: Learn about hunger, contribute financially to reducing hunger, and use their citizenship (U.S. or other country) to influence government policy (U.S. or other country) to benefit poor and hungry people. This article describes RESULTS, a...

New Year’s Resolutions–For Our Readers!–On Helping Hungry People

by January 25, 2004

Hunger Notes encourages its readers to make a "New Year's Resolution" to do more to aid poor and hungry people in 2004. Hunger Notes encourages our readers to take three steps this year to support hungry people. Contribute money to an organization that supports hungry people. Join an organization...

USAID’s Development Education Program Is Not True Education About Development

by January 20, 2004

USAID has recently released a request for applications (RFA) for development education in the United States that Hunger Notes finds seriously lacking. The RFA is not oriented to true education about development, and appears to be in violation of the legislation authorizing the program—the “Biden...

Hunger Notes Thanks Its Readers, Counts Its Blessings, and Sets Out Goals For 2002

by September 7, 2002

Hunger Notes would like to express its appreciation for its readers. Our readers are certainly a major blessing. (The word blessing, which has to some extent fallen into disuse, means a gift from God and also something that transforms a life, or makes a substantial contribution to making a life wor...