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How the U.S. Farm Bill Keeps Food Off West African Plates

Local sourcing of food aid would save $500 million a year and meet the needs of an additional 17 million hungry mouths. It's time for a change.

Married young and a mother at 17, Etta Brahim Senussi tries to enjoy the simple pleasures her children bring to her life in parched Andrabad in northern Chad—even as trouble looms. "When my kids are having fun, when they're not hungry, when they jump left, right, and center, that's the most pleasure I get," she said.

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GOOD Maker Challenge: Nominate an Inspiring Woman to Win $1,000 From Oxfam America

We’re inviting the community to nominate a remarkable woman who has dedicated her time and resources to ending hunger and poverty.

International Women’s Day has been an occasion for reflection and celebration since the early 1900s, a time when the world’s economies and political topographies experienced a disorienting shift. Armed with fearless voices and powerful ideas, women campaigned for peace in the midst of global war, battled the abuses of industrialization, and called for an end to systematic injustice at every level of society. A century later, women are creating innovative solutions to one of the most severe crises facing families worldwide: extreme poverty and hunger.

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