What is World Hunger Day?
The Hunger Project, which serves as the secretariat for the Movement for Community-led Development, coined World Hunger Day in 2011 to celebrate sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty. This year’s theme centers around youth: youth at the intersection of climate and conflict.
We know that community-led growth must include young voices – more than 80% of youth live in developing countries (SOFI 2021). Youth activists are powerful, and we know that amplifying their voices is one of the most essential parts of both community-led growth and a sustainable end to world hunger. The way forward is to invest in youth and elevate youth activists across communities.
For more information visit www.worldhungerday.org
MCLD would like to call you to action!
Spread the news about World Hunger Day and share your own stories. Feel free to draw from our social media toolkit or create your own content.
Please share using some of these hashtags so that we can repost your messages: #WorldHungerDay #WHD2022 #EndHunger #YouthEndingHunger #CommunityLed #ShiftThePower
Attend our Global Monthly Call on Ending Hunger and CLD
Learn more about the call featuring Asma Lateef of the SDG 2 Advocacy Hub. Join us on May 25 2022 at 10 am ET.