Funding/Employment: Leland Intl Hunger Fellows (2011-2013)

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The Congressional Hunger Center has announced that host organization applications are now being accepted for the 6th class of Leland International Hunger Fellows (2011-2013).  The Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellowship is a unique leadership development opportunity for experienced, motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty worldwide. This two-year program begins with a one-year field placement in countries throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Fellows are assigned to national and international non-governmental organizations, private sector entities, and bi-lateral and multi-lateral organizations. Fellows spend their second year in a policy environment, usually at the headquarters of the organizations where they served during their field placements. Field and policy assignments, closely coordinated, are designed to be complementary.

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(Woman farmer in Ethiopia. Source: IFPRI)

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