Hungry No More

Learning to Fish

In the vast assembly room at the Greater Chicago Food Depository, overlooking one of the nation’s premier food banking facilities, Drexton Granberry joyfully came to the end of his speech.  He and 25 others were graduating from Chicago’s Community Kitchens (CCK), a 14-week program that teaches culinary skills to unemploy......

Listen to the farmers!

Francis Mamati was gobsmacked by what he heard. Why would they say that?, he wondered. Sitting under a shade tree in front of his little house in western Kenya, Francis had just been told that there are people who think African smallholder farmers are better off planting seeds saved from previous harvests than planting newer,......

Hunger Summit: A fitting legacy from the Olympics

This weekend UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Bazil’s Vice President Temer hosted global hunger event in London, with the aim of focusing the world’s attention on combating hunger and malnutrition. On Friday, ONE members working with Concern Worldwide, UNICEF, Save the Children and Oxfam helped hand in a petiti......

Join the Race Against Hunger

Over the last couple of weeks, you might have noticed the large and exciting sporting event taking place in the UK. Athletes from all over the world have come together to compete in a spirit of peace and solidarity in the games. With the world’s eyes on London, we have a unique opportunity to call…...

Video: ONE in Tanzania

This post first appeared on the ONE Africa blog When ONE and ANSAF delivered a petition earlier this month on behalf of more 16,000 African citizens to Tanzania’s State House, our message was received with the urgency it deserved. President Jakaya Kikwete had invited several African Ambassadors and the donor community t......

EU moves to prevent future crises in the Horn of Africa

Last Friday in Copenhagen, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Kristalina Georgieva and EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs together launched a €250 million initiative called ‘Supporting Horn of Africa Resilience’ (SHARE). ‘SHARE’ aims to break the vicious cycle of humanitarian crises in the Horn of Afr......

The fight against famine continues

“Famine outcomes no longer exist in southern Somalia”.  These eight words, at the start of a dry assessment released on Friday by the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit in Nairobi, can hardly be considered a cause for celebration. For the last four months, a part of the world had been struck by famine R......

Music legend Hugh Masekela joins our Hungry No More campaign

This blog post was first published on the ONE Africa Blog As our Hungry No More campaign continues, famed musician and trumpeter Hugh Masekela joins us in calling on African leaders to focus investments in their agricultural sectors, which will contribute to growing their economies and reducing extreme poverty. Hugh Masekela ......

Hungry No More in Africa

Beyond being a season for being merry, this is also traditionally a season for giving. As we wind down the year, we at ONE in Africa are asking you to give a thought to the 13.3 million people in the Horn of Africa, who still face extreme hunger. If this thought leaves you unsettled, you’re…...

LIVE: European Development Days

The European Development Days are Europe’s premier forum on international affairs and development cooperation, every year attracting political leaders and world-renowned authorities on development. This year ONE has partnered up with Oxfam International, Caritas Europa, and Polish Humanitarian Action, to organise a high-lev......

Ask your question at the European Development Days

Right now, the Horn of Africa – Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti – is experiencing the worst food crisis in 60 years, with 13.3 million people in crisis and 250,000 people at imminent risk of starvation. Yet while drought may be an act of nature, famine is not. Last month, more than 400,000 ONE members…...