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Five myths about hunger

Concern Worldwide | 16 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Every day too many women and men across the globe struggle to feed their children a nutritious meal. In a world where we produce enough food to feed everyone, 821 million people – one in nine – still go to bed on an empty stomach each night. Even more – one in three – suffer from some form of malnutrition.

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Topics: GHI2018, world food day, zero hunger, hunger, global hunger index, sustainable development goals, sustainability, Central African Republic, Kenya

Central African Republic: The world’s hungriest country

Lucy Bloxham | 11 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Today, the Global Hunger Index (GHI), an annual report published by Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide, was released. The GHI is a tool designed to measure and track hunger at global, regional and national levels to assess the progress and setbacks in combating hunger. It also reveals the hungriest country in the world, which we can use as a microcosmic example to explore the main drivers of, and possible solutions to global hunger.

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Topics: GHI2018, global hunger index, Central African Republic, conflict, Africa, Concern50

Breaking the Cycle of Conflict: What Can Humanitarian and Development Actors Do?

Caitriona Dowd | 03 September 2018 | 0 Comments

Conflict is on the rise globally, and is the single biggest driver of humanitarian needs today. Continuing our 'thought leadership' series, Caitriona Dowd, Concern’s Humanitarian Policy Advisor, explores the links between conflict and humanitarian crisis, and the urgent imperative to build peace.

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Topics: conflict, south sudan, Central African Republic, syria, somalia, hunger

“Without peace, there is no hope”: the displaced voices of war

Caitriona Dowd | 19 June 2018 | 2 Comments

Concern’s Humanitarian Policy Advisor, Caitriona Dowd, travelled to Central African Republic (CAR) where she met people who’ve been forced from their home and everything they know because of conflict. This week, as we mark World Refugee Day, she shares some of their stories.

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Topics: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Refugee Crisis, conflict

Ending hunger is possible, if we can cut conflict

Simon Starling | 23 April 2018 | 0 Comments

Hunger is on the rise globally for the first time in 15 years. Continuing our 'thought leadership' series, Simon Starling, Head of Policy and Campaigns, explores the links between hunger and conflict and examines what can be done to reverse this trend.

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Topics: Central African Republic, hunger, conflict, thought leadership series, sustainable development goals

A day at the fair in Central African Republic

Alex Tsakiridis | 20 September 2017 | 2 Comments

Concern’s Alex Tsakiridis illustrates the impact that a simple seed fair can have on a community seeking to recover from the trauma of civil conflict in Central African Republic (CAR).

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Topics: Central African Republic

The Central African Republic: a crisis unfolding under the radar

Dominic MacSorley | 04 January 2017 | 0 Comments

In the first week of the New Year, Concern’s CEO Dominic MacSorley reflects on the global humanitarian challenges before us in 2017, with a focus on the often under-reported conflict in the Central African Republic.

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Topics: CAR, Central African Republic

Water brings life: stories from the Central African Republic

Maedhbh McDonald | 25 November 2016 | 0 Comments


Water brings life by Concern Worldwide on Exposure
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Topics: CAR, Central African Republic

Seeds of change in Central African Republic

Maedhbh McDonald | 12 July 2016 | 0 Comments

In one of the world’s poorest countries, Concern is providing local communities with seeds to ensure a brighter future. Learn how Concern seed fairs are supporting the poorest households in Central African Republic.

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Topics: agriculture, Central African Republic, Livelihoods

Reflections on Pope Francis’ visit to CAR

Reka Sztopa | 30 November 2015 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis is on his way back to Rome after an exciting and successful visit to the Central African Republic (CAR), the last stop on his Africa tour. Reka Sztopa , Concern’s interim Country Director in CAR, reflects on his two day visit.

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Topics: Central African Republic

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