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Famine in Africa (Voice of America)

Feb 28, 2017

With the UN declaring some three million people in East Africa on the verge of famine, Voice of America's "Africa 54" spoke with Senior Research Fellow Ephraim Nkonya about how African nations can avoid such acute food crises. Nkonya explains how stable governance, diversifying incomes, and empowering women can help create an environment capable of withstanding shocks like drought.