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Sahel Food Crisis: An Interview with Célestine Ouédraogo of WFP in Burkina Faso

Date Published: 
02/17/2012
Summary: 

With the food crisis escalating in the Sahel region of Africa, it's urgent that children be protected from hunger and kept in school. In Burkina Faso, one of the affected Sahel countries, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) provides school feeding for impoverished children. These meals take on even more importance during the current hunger emergency. (..) In this interview Célestine Ouédraogo of WFP updates us on the status of school feeding in Burkina Faso as the Sahel food crisis unfolds.