"We are losing a lot of our women, who could support our economy, who are our mothers and sisters, you know, for no reason."
In this episode of The Last Hunger Season film series, Andrew Youn talks about the beginning of One Acre Fund, its philosophy, and its work with farmers to conquer the hunger
In Kenya, improving sexual health education and providing girls and women with control over their own fertility are crucial in preventing maternal deaths.
The sight of young mothers in Busia is not uncommon. Poverty and rape account for the high number of unintended pregnancies in the region.
Lake Turkana is the world's biggest desert lake, a vital source of life for humans and animals alike. But its lifeline is about to be cut by a push for development.
Prolonged dry spells push pastoralists to the brink of starvation as food prices soar and cattle raids spiral out of control.
Poor nations lag far behind their wealthier counterparts since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development shifted the global focus from birth control to women's rights.
Aid to Kenya responds to the country's recurrent food crises but it fails to address the underlying infrastructure problems that could prevent such emergencies.
It is Africa’s cruelest irony that her hungriest people are her smallholder farmers. Fortunately, we have seen a reversal of this neglect in recent years.
China's emergence as a new global power has brought pressure to give back as it takes from Africa. Fake drugs and corruption on both sides have thrown a wrench in those plans.
The shores of Lake Victoria, which borders Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, are picturesque, poor and filled with unexpected moments of joy. Still, there's no escape from the fight against malaria.
On the eve of an unimaginably long walk one question nagged journalist Paul Salopek: Should he take his house keys?