Vicky Rateau


How the U.S. Farm Bill Keeps Food Off West African Plates

Local sourcing of food aid would save $500 million a year and meet the needs of an additional 17 million hungry mouths. It's time for a change.

Married young and a mother at 17, Etta Brahim Senussi tries to enjoy the simple pleasures her children bring to her life in parched Andrabad in northern Chad—even as trouble looms. "When my kids are having fun, when they're not hungry, when they jump left, right, and center, that's the most pleasure I get," she said.

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