Sahel food crisis: An East African repeat?

The world responded too slowly to last year's crisis. With a new one in West Africa, aid agencies say Canada could take a greater leadership role.

Nicolas Moyer
Published: Wednesday, 07/11/2012 12:00 am EDT

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the Humanitarian Coalition's joint appeal for the 2011 drought in East Africa, the images of vulnerable communities struggling to find food are still fresh in our minds. So are the lessons we learned from our concerted efforts.

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