Drought / East Africa / Food security / Kenya / PA

The bigger picture: We can no longer afford random acts of (unconnected) aid

Roger Thurow, US journalist and  senior fellow for Global Agriculture and Food Policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, describes the paradox of great harvest and great hunger existing at the same time in Kenya, a country he often visits and reports on. ‘It is less than two hundred miles from the village of … Continue reading

Agriculture / Drought / East Africa / Food security / PA / USA / Vulnerability

Feast and famine in Kenya: The real emergency is lack of aid to help farmers produce more food–Roger Thurow

Landscape of Kenya (photo on Flickr by Tim Cronin/Center for International Forestry Research). Former Wall Street Journal veteran reporter Roger Thurow, now senior fellow for Global Agriculture and Food Policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, last Friday (29 Jul 2011) described the paradox of great harvest and great hunger existing at the same time … Continue reading