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Audio slideshow: A tale of two Ethiopian women fighting hunger

Date Published: 
06/19/2012
Summary: 

Ethiopia is synonymous in many people's minds with drought and famine. In some parts of the country, staying alive and healthy during the dry season without food handouts is difficult. But in the Tigray region, a pioneering project to manage environmental resources - which conserves water and improves food security - is transforming the fortunes of some families. Meet two mothers who live a few hours' drive apart, but whose lives are very different. (Images courtesy WFP/Jiro Ose and Ruth Evans)