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Global Development

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    • IRIN News
      Humanitarian news and analysis, including an in-depth report on the global food crisis and its impacts on communities around the world
    • Food Insecurity
      A series of reports on food insecurity from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
    • BBC News Special Report: The Cost of Food
      A series of reports highlighting the impacts of the world food crisis on communities around the world
    • The Market Maker
      The story of one woman's efforts to start a commodity trading initiative in Ethiopia
    • A Little Goes a Long Way
      A report on kiva.org's micro credit work in Uganda
    • Action Center to End World Hunger
      In the Educators section, there are multimedia resources and lesson plans focused on issues such as hunger, HIV/AIDS and access to education.
    • BBC News Special Report: The Cost of Food
      A series of reports highlighting the impacts of the world food crisis on communities around the world
    • UN Population Fund (UNFPA)
      Its mission is to promote the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of "health and equal opportunity." UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programs to "reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect."
    • Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger
      Developed by a consortium of different organizations including the American Federation of Teachers, the Food and Agricultural Organization, and I*EARN, Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger is an online curriculum unit that helps teachers explore the issues related to global hunger with their students. Hunger is a fundamental issue impacting security worldwide.