in your hands
Knowledge is power, so we're putting power to enact change in your hands. Here are some free practical and helpful resources produced by our Director Dr Donald, who is an agriculture specialist with more than 35 years experience and success in developing innovative and effective farming solutions that bring about lasting change in communities.
Dr Donald Van Cooten
Breaking the Hunger Cycle is an initiative led by international agriculture specialist Dr Donald Van Cooten, Dr Donald is the CEO of World Relief Australia where he has facilitated the delivery of hundreds of community development initiatives in more than 50 countries across the globe. He has more than 35 years of experience and success in developing innovative and effective farming solutions that bring about lasting change in communities.
Confronted with extreme poverty in Indonesia while in his early 20's, Dr Donald made a personal commitment to go above and beyond the usual short-term, unsustainable assistance handed out by aid projects to focus instead on identifying and formulating long-term solutions to the underlying causes of poverty.