Famine in the Horn of Africa

Famine in the Horn of Africa

Several hundred people, mostly children, have already died of starvation and famine-related disease this year in Ethiopia, Eritrea, and part of Kenya. A panel talks about why famine has struck this region again and why western industrial...

Several hundred people, mostly children, have already died of starvation and famine-related disease this year in Ethiopia, Eritrea, and part of Kenya. A panel talks about why famine has struck this region again and why western industrial countries are again facing the criticism that they responded to a predictable crisis too slowly.

Guests

Berhane Gebre-Christos

Ethiopian ambassador to the U.S.

Edmond Keller

director of the James S. Coleman African Studies Center at UCLA

Catherine Bertini

executive director of the World Food Programme of the United Nations

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