Monthly Archives: October 2011

World Food Day

As you might have seen on the 10th, the 2011 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report was published. The report shows that global hunger has declined since 1990, but not dramatically. The 2011 GHI fell by 26 percent from the 1990 GHI, from a score of 19.7 to 14.6. However, this score is not the same […]

International Day of Rural Women

Dalit Women from FYF’s project in of Rae Bareli District, India In the rural economies of both the developed and developing countries of the world, rural women are crucial. They participate in crop production and livelihood care, provide food, water and fuel for their families, and engage in off-farm activities to diversify their families’ livelihood. […]

National Curry Week Recipes

As I am sure you all know, this week is National Curry Week, from 9th to 15th October! To help you celebrate this week, we have collected some yummy curry recipes. To start you off, try this delicious Paneer Hariyali Tikka that serves 8 as a starter. You will need: 500g paneer 2 tablespoons ginger […]

World Day for Decent Work

Since 2008, every October 7th has been World Day for Decent Work (WDDW). The main focus of this year’s WDDW is raising awareness about the issues surrounding precarious work, which refers to non-permanent, temporary, casual, insecure and contingent forms of work. In such economically turbulent times, “decent work must be at the centre of governments’ […]