by Hannah The first time I ate Pastelitos de Yucca was in 1983 in Ecuador. We had just arrived in the country, my two young daughters Naama (2) and Maayan (6 months), my Sister-in-Law “tía Carla” and I. We stayed for a few months at a small local family-run hotel. Every day, the cook …
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by Hannah Laufer-Rottman Everyone has heard that the language of Eskimos has many different words for snow. But what about a malnourished little boy who has no word for hunger? During my time in Ecuador as Country Director of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), I visited hundreds of schools around the country to …
by Hannah Laufer-Rottman During the recent Live Below the Line campaign, I opted to eat rice and beans for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Having lived in poor countries in Africa and Latin America, I wanted to reconnect to the life of most people in poor countries by joining them in their everyday diet. This is usually …
“The fight against hunger in Africa has experienced many successes in boosting agricultural production” but “lack of storage represents..
Palms for Life Founder, Hannah Laufer-Rottman, pictured here with colleagues at WFP headquarters in Rome, Italy. A #1992 #FlashbackFriday.
“Cultural diversity is our shared heritage and the greatest opportunity before humanity. It holds the promise of renewal and dynamism, and an..
“When your choices are observable by others, it makes it possible for good actions to benefit your reputation. Similarly, norms make you feel..
“So often, hunger and undernutrition are cast as “third world” problems, but that is not the case. This is not an over-there problem; it’s..