East African Famine

African Farmers: Surviving or Thriving?

Roger Thurow | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK
Roger Thurow

It is one of Africa's cruelest ironies that as the planting season begins, as it is now across much of the continent, so does the hunger season. The food stocks from the previous harvest are running low and it will be several months before the next harvest comes in. In this crisis, nearly one billion people go to bed hungry every night...

Delivering Light to Refugees in Ethiopia

Miriam Furze | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK
Miriam Furze

Melkadida camp, like the three other camps around Dollo Ado, is full, yet every day more refugees arrive, waiting in a transit camp for a new site to be opened. Like the refugees that have already lived here for several years, each of them faces a difficult future.

Aid Dependency can end - if Developing Countries are in the Driving Seat

Melanie Ward | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Politics
Melanie Ward

You don't have to be an international development expert to be shocked by the suffering of the women, men and children affected by the East African famine.