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Paul Dorosh on the African Drought (Voice of America News)

Feb 25, 2015

Development Strategy and Governance Division Director Paul Dorosh joined the Voice of America's Vincent Makori to discuss the drought faced by many in Africa. The discussion, which focused in Ethiopia in particular, aired on VOA's Africa54 program. Dorosh said the Ethiopian government has made preparations for the drought--including scaling up safety net programs--and that he is optimistic that the effects won't be as severe as some of the country's past droughts. Fast-forward to the 14:20 minute mark for the interview.