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Innovation in Media Partnerships as a Contribution to Solving Global Poverty

Within the next several months in the Horn of Africa, an estimated 750,000 lives may be lost to a famine that was years in the making, with a foundation that has as much to do with the rising price of food, conflict, lack of investment, and the ripple effects of poverty as it does with extended periods of drought.

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Increasing Resilience to Drought in the Horn of Africa

Last week, Andrew Blejwas from Oxfam America wrote about the 2008 crisis in the Horn of Africa and Oxfam’s continuing efforts to help farming communities in Ethiopia prosper in the face of rain shortfalls, crop failure, and dramatic spikes in the cost of basic foods.

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