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World Food Day – Hope for the world’s hungry

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

On World Food Day (16th October) there is hope for the 870 million chronically hungry people around the world; but only if action is taken now, according to aid and development agency World Vision.

On World Food Day, skip the supermarket and cook with what you have: World Vision

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

On World Food Day (Tuesday October 16th), World Vision is asking Australians to give the supermarket a miss and instead make their meals using what is already in the cupboard and fridge.

World Vision welcomes another step forward in aid transparency and effectiveness

Friday, March 30, 2012

World Vision Australia welcomes the completion of the assessment of multilateral aid programs – an important hurdle recommended by the Independent Review of Aid Effectiveness review to ensure Australia’s investment in development is effective.

Costello, Gilchrist urge CHOGM leaders to hit hunger for six

Monday, October 24, 2011

Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist and World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello today urged leaders attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) this week in Perth to step up to the plate and address world hunger.

Australian farming expertise can lead fight against hunger

Monday, October 24, 2011

Australian farming know-how could form a key part of the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) response to the global food crisis, according to a new World Vision report.

G20 urged to tackle the risk of another global food security crisis

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Aid agency World Vision has urged G20 countries meeting in Seoul to take urgent action to avoid a repeat of the global food crisis of 2008, which thrust an additional 100 million people worldwide below the poverty line.

World Food Day highlights the need for investment in the world’s food security

Friday, October 15, 2010

The United Nations World Food Day will be recognised globally this Saturday 16 October and is an important day to remind world leaders that heavy investment in the planet’s food security is urgently needed, World Vision Australia said today.

A hotter planet will be hungrier, says development agency World Vision

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

World leaders meeting at the United Nations today were urged to invest in agriculture to save hundreds of millions of people from hunger as a result of climate change.

Kids giving up for global poverty

Thursday, August 20, 2009

World Vision estimates that tomorrow 350,000 young Aussies will take part in one of the country’s longest running fundraising events, the 40 Hour Famine.

Aid agencies join forces to appeal for action on global hunger

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Five of Australia’s largest International Humanitarian Organisations have joined forces on International Human Rights Day to appeal for government and public action on the most basic of human needs – food.