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Africa Views - Niger battling widespread hunger, malnutrition

Date Published: 
01/18/2012
Summary: 

Famine fatigue. (..) But try telling that to the people of Niger, or Mauritania, or to any of the other countries in the Sahel whose populations are heading for a struggle to feed their families and wondering why them, why again. (..) The good news is that governments in the region and humanitarian agencies are pulling together, taking on board some of the lessons learned from earlier crises in a bid for greater coordination ahead of the hungry months ahead.