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Sustainable Agriculture Sahel

Food Security Solutions In The Sahel

Anja Tranovich | Posted 09.04.2012 | Impact
Anja Tranovich

Infrastructure development projects like the Alatona Irrigation Project can help foster food security and alleviate poverty through economic growth. And the components that led to the program's success in a time of such scarcity are replicable.

We Can't Afford To Wait Until Severe Drought Strikes To Act

Tim McCully | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Tim McCully

Though we can now clearly see the patterns of increased frequency and severity of droughts in the Sahel region, for years we've responded to each drought as if it was a discrete crisis, and treated the symptoms rather than the disease.

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.