Malawi food crisis in the news

From the Independent:

When the UN asked the world to give $88m to avert famine in Malawi, not one penny was forthcoming. How hungry does a nation have to be before help is at hand? ...
"We are living off air, all our crops have gone," said Lighton Kampira. "We planted at the right time, we waited for them to germinate and grow, but they wilted at knee high when the rains failed. Maize, sorghum, millet, it is all gone." Malawi is in the grip a food crisis.

This is a good article, with lots of sad stories about people - and at least one of my readers has been requesting more stories about the people. So here ya go:

Malawi: the country that has learned to expect nothing

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