The United Nations warned Friday that the famine threatening Somalia could cause some 800,000 children to die from starvation. International agencies want to send more food but al-Qaida-linked militants vowed to block aid. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports.
By Talea Miller
Tens of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes in Somalia and Ethiopia due to severe drought and food shortages.
As famine grips North Korea, some are choosing to make a difficult journey to Thailand through a modern-day underground railroad. John Sparks of Independent Television News reports.
While there may be debate over what's causing global climate change, there are far fewer questions about the effect of a warming planet on human health, reports Ray Suarez.
Lindsey Hilsum of ITN reports from Kenya on the worst drought to strike the horn of Africa in more than a decade.
A look back at the life of Norman Borlaug, a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who developed important agricultural strategies for countries around the world. Borlaug died over the weekend at the age of 95.
Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the debate over the benefits of providing cash or crops to recipient nations. He also looks into the growing effects of domestic farm law on world food markets.
Ongoing violence in Somalia has worsened the humanitarian situation in the war-torn East African country with disease, displacement and hunger among the problems. Two Somalia experts examine the crisis and the international community's response.
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