Could a movement for community-led development help end global hunger? The Hunger Project plans to find out

By Joanne Lu

Woman preparing food

The Hunger Project trains volunteers to educate their communities on the nutritional benefits of crops like moringa. This approach has led to strong adoption and community-ownership. For example, many people who have used moringa to nourish their children, now grow the plant in their gardens and sell its byproducts to their neighbors. Photo: Johannes Odé/THP

Since 1977, The Hunger Project (THP) has been on a mission to end hunger, not just alleviate it. But over the decades, the organization has developed a profound conviction that it cannot accomplish this mission alone. In fact, THP believes that the end of hunger can only be achieved with the active participation – make that at the direction – of those who are hungry.

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