Some really impressive work by the Fault Lines team at Al Jazeera on the political and historical roots of the crisis in the Horn of Africa. See this 24-minute program about the origins of the famine in Somalia and this one about drought, food prices and climate change in Kenya. Each links the current problems to political decisions in the […]
Tonight on PBS NewsHour, Sandy Tolan and Charlotte Buchen dig for the roots of what some have called “the revolution of the hungry.”
Reporter Scott Tong compares the situation in Somalia, where thousands have died of starvation, with Ethiopia, which is enduring the same drought without major loss of life.
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Listeners point out that there’s more to feeding the world than growing more food. To which we say: Stay tuned.
Drumroll, please: The first two features in our yearlong series air today on American Public Media’s Marketplace.