The first question a journalist asks when deciding whether to report a story is: What’s new? That can be a challenge when it comes to famine in Africa.
Niger races to reclaim the desert through an innovative initiative that puts Nigeriens to work to help rebuild arable land and avoid famines during recurring droughts. Watch Niger Leads West Africa in Addressing Drought and Famine on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. TRANSCRIPT: Introduction: Next: Coping with a looming famine in West Africa and […]
With wealthy countries distracted by other crises, hopes dim that haves and have-nots will find common ground on sustainable development.
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In Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi, a new approach to small-scale farming has spread to more than 100,000 families in just four years. An organization called One Acre Fund brings struggling farmers together to establish a market community and offers them a unique investment package of seeds, fertilizer, training and market access. To provide a hedge […]