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All the latest updates on our charity work from around the world.

Concern Worldwide is helping farmers in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea beat drought and increase yields by assisting in the rehabilitation of fixed irrigation systems on farms.

If you’re not sure what to eat during challenge week, here are some tried and tested recipes from people who took the challenge for us last year. 

Fears of food shortages rising in southern Africa after floods destroy crops and livestock. Originally posted on Concern Worldwide US.

Written with contributions from Deborah Underdown.

On 7 May, the UK will go to the polls to elect the next parliament. At Concern (UK) we believe it is vital that we remember the world’s poorest and the important role the UK government has to play in preventing 805 million people from going hungry each day. 

One way to put the spotlight on global poverty is by asking parliamentary candidates, during the election period, to commit to eradicating poverty in the developing world. 

Live Below the Line: Spend no more than £1 per day on all your food and drink. Sounds like a simple but challenging concept, right? Yes, until you start thinking about it in more detail. It seems there are a lot of different ways to take the challenge.

Baroness Hayman visited Sierra Leone with Concern earlier this year.