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 countries are again facing the criticism that they responded to a predictable crisis too slowly.
Ethiopian ambassador to the U.S.
director of the James S. Coleman African Studies Center at UCLA
executive director of the World Food Programme of the United Nations