Yash Gharat, a student from Cornell University, provided monitoring and evaluation support to the FAO office in Sri Lanka. In this photo, Yash, in the green shirt, is interviewing fishermen and examining the canoes given to them by FAO, Nayaru, Mullaitivu district, Sri Lanka. The canoes gently touch the ground as the fishermen alight, dragging [...]
Jamie Johnson, a student from Cornell University, provided communication support to the FAO office in Sri Lanka. The air was thick with heat as we rolled into the provincial capital of Killinochi in Northern Sri Lanka. My eyes were glued to the scene outside. It had taken us twelve hours driving north from the capital [...]
By Stephanie Gandy, graduate student at Auburn University The 2014 Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) Summit is an event where participants gather to share best practices and inspiration, in addition to listening to world-renowned keynote speakers. It is going to be an incredible time and YOU should be there! Why? Because the Summit gives you [...]
Last December, Oxfam published 23 essays from expert contributors each day for two weeks in an online discussion blog. Just recently, Oxfam compiled these essays into one final report. The organization found that while experts hotly debated on some issues, they also resoundingly agreed on others.