Humanitarian action helped avert the worst possible outcome in the Sahel, but farmers need more support to avoid future food shortages.
With a message about women's ability to stop the next food crisis, Diénaba Diallo is challenging people's preconceptions.
“We’re meeting all our needs with this business," says food seller Mariama Ly.
The women and men I met in Senegal... know for a fact that when it comes to weather, they live in a different world than the last generation.
We noticed a powerful force at work in this emergency: the bond between mothers and children.
“In a food crisis, clean water, soap, and chlorine are almost as important as rice and millet.” --Oummou Doucoure
As long as there is plenty of food in the market, we prefer to give out cash.
The parents I met everywhere were a weary cast of heroes, setting aside their own needs for food and rest and medical care to be sure their children could eat for another day.
On the last day of the London Olympics, a Hunger Summit inspires world-renowned artists to come together for change.