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Food Crisis Africa

What Are Villagers Eating To Survive This Hunger Season?

Denise Brown | Posted 09.01.2012 | Impact
Denise Brown

The reason for my travel to this remote location of just a few hundred people is simple: As the UN World Food Programme (WFP) Niger Country Director, I am on my way to Touqfine to find out exactly what the villagers are eating this hunger season to survive.

In the Wake of the East Africa Crisis, Will Help Arrive in Time for the Sahel?

Paul O'Brien | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
Paul O'Brien

The early warning systems for the Sahel are now signalling an escalating, large-scale crisis that threatens to leave 13 million people in need of emergency food assistance by April. We cannot afford to wait to act until conditions reach crisis levels.

Leveraging Short-Term Relief for Long-Term Gains in Garbatulla, Kenya

Nan Dale | Posted 11.30.2011 | Impact
Nan Dale

As I watched women gather around earth pan with their empty jerrycans only to find dirty, silt-laden water unfit for cooking, washing or drinking, I knew we had to find an immediate solution.