Resource Library

  • Development and Migration In Rural Mexico

    January 1, 2011

    For comprehensive immigration reform, the United States must acknowledge the links between poverty, inequality, and migration, and work with sending countries to address the sources of unauthorized immigration.

  • Our Common Interest: Ending Hunger and Malnutrition | The 2011 Hunger Report

    November 22, 2010

    Feed the Future, the U.S. government's global food-security effort, can help end hunger by focusing on rural development, smallholder farmers, nutrition (especially for young children), and women’s empowerment.

  • The MDG Summit: Strengthening the U.S. Role in Accelerating Progress

    September 1, 2010

    Progress on the Millennium Development Goals has been mixed. The United States should strengthen its leadership by developing an acceleration plan, scaling up proven nutrition actions, and fully funding U.S....

  • Rebuilding Haiti: Making Aid Work for the Haitian People

    August 1, 2010

    Despite unprecedented goodwill, there are still daunting barriers to Haiti’s recovery. U.S. aid must strengthen Haitian government capacity, focus on reducing poverty, and prioritize long-term development.

  • A Just and Sustainable Recovery | The 2010 Hunger Report

    November 23, 2009

    Prospects for recovery from the worst economic crisis in 75 years as climate change intensifies. We can and should focus on people and the planet and build a more inclusive and sustainable future for all.

  • U.S. Foreign Assistance Reform: Food Security and Poverty Reduction

    November 1, 2009

    U.S. aid should refocus on broad-based approaches to improve agricultural growth and reduce poverty. This will mean a renewed emphasis on rural development, women’s participation, education, and infrastructure.

  • New Hope for Malnourished Mothers and Children

    October 1, 2009

    Malnutrition is staggeringly high, but research shows that interventions from pregnancy to age 2 can save millions of lives. Nutrition must be a central component of the new U.S. global food-security effort.

  • Setting a Goal to End Poverty and Hunger in the United States

    February 1, 2009

    The United States must make a national commitment to ending poverty and establish indicators (e.g., hunger, health) to clearly measure progress. Even before the recession, 1 in 8 U.S. residents lived in poverty.

  • More Than Aid: Partnership for Development

    August 1, 2008

    Trade, immigration, and technology transfer policy also reflect U.S. attitudes on development. So far, our country is not keeping its commitment to set policies that do not undermine efforts to reach the Millennium...

  • Reforming Foreign Aid

    July 1, 2008

    Effective foreign assistance is a critical U.S. response to the global hunger crisis. It requires clear objectives, country ownership, flexibility, long-term commitments, and adequate and reliable resources.


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