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4/5/13

U.S. Hopes to Donate Cash Instead of Food to Anti-Hunger Efforts

International anti-hunger activists expect the Obama administration to propose major reforms to its food aid efforts in which the United States would donate cash instead of...

4/5/13

Why Cash Vouchers Instead of Food? Insights Into CARE Lesotho's Emergency Relief

CARE Lesotho is currently distributing cash vouchers to 210 households affected by the current food crisis in Linakaneng and Moeketsane villages of Mokhotling district, North...

4/4/13

Obama Administration Seeks to Overhaul International Food Aid

An Obama administration plan to change the way the United States distributes its international food aid has touched off an intense lobbying campaign by a coalition of...

4/4/13

Aid Groups: US Should Send Cash, Not Food, Abroad

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, former President Bill Clinton apologized for long championing food aid policies that helped Arkansas rice growers but made it harder for...

3/26/13

The US Food Aid Industry: Food for Peace or Food for Profit?

On February 21st, 69 organizations submitted a letter to President Barack Obama in support of continued funding for Public Law 480 (also known as Food for Peace) and Food for...

3/15/13

Microsavings Programs Build Wealth, Pennies at a Time

The global financial crisis has turned us into a world of savers — including the poorest people on the planet.

3/8/13

The Pathways Challenge: She’s Growing It, He’s Getting the Credit, Everyone Is Losing

In Africa, the majority of food is grown by women, yet women own less than 2 percent of the world’s land, access only 10 percent of agricultural credit, and are routinely –...

3/1/13

Pathways to Transformation for Smallholder Women

"For one to be productive, you need to have access to resources and to markets," says Henry Swira. "And it's easier for men to have access to resources, because that's how...

3/1/13

Increasing Financial Inclusion for the Underprivileged

There is a huge demand for formal financial assistance for those living on less than $2 a day, so how can we scale up our efforts? Read The Article

2/27/13

Groups Applaud Potential Reforms to U.S. Food Aid

Advocacy groups working on global hunger and poverty are hailing rumoured proposals that would change the way the United States distributes its international food aid.

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