Burkina Faso bucks worsening hunger trend before crucial referendum

By Misha Hussain | Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:00 AM
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OUAGADOUGOU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Burkina Faso says it has reduced hunger in the country at a time when neighbouring Sahel nations have undergone the worst food crisis in decades, prompting scepticism among aid officials ahead of a crucial referendum due later this year.

More than 20 million people throughout the nine-nation Sahel region are at risk of hunger, many countries doubling the number at ...

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