Articles We’re Reading: May 22, 2012

CARE lawyer: Niger felt like ‘Hunger Games’ on steroids

Moni Basu, CNN, May 13

“Alexander has seen poverty before — in 1989, he helped found Hands on Atlanta, which grew to become one of the world’s largest community based volunteer organizations with more than half a million volunteers. But he’d never seen anything as abject as he did in Niger.”

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Obama Unveils $3B Private Sector Pledge to Fight Hunger in Africa

Mary Bruce, ABC News, May 18

“President Obama today announced a $3 billion private sector pledge to support agriculture and help feed Africa’s starving populations, saying the U.S. has a ‘moral obligation to lead the fight.'”

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Tanzania: Scientific Study Projects 450,000 More Stunted Children by 2020

Masembe Tambwe, Tanzania Daily News, May 19

“Scientific projections from a recent report published by the Save the Children show that by 2020, Tanzania will have an additional 450,000 stunted children.”

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