Implications of Famine for East Africa
The worst drought in decades has left millions of East Africans facing famine, compounding an already difficult and complex political and security situation in the Horn of Africa and beyond. Join Jendayi Frazer and EJ Hogendoorn to discuss the short- and long-term challenges for regional governments, international institutions, and the United States in responding to concerns in the region.
**For further information on the region, please visit CFR's Interactive Map: Horn of Africa, by clicking the following link: http://www.cfr.org/human-rights/interactive-map-horn-africa/p13389**
This roundtable, Crisis in the Horn: Can We Prevent One Million Deaths Today and Worse Famines Tomorrow?, was part of CFR's Global Health program.
Jendayi Frazer, Juergen Voegele, and Gary Weir flesh out the drivers of scarcity and security challenges related to natural resources in Africa, focusing on natural resource management. This meeting is part of the Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security symposium, sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations and Conservation International.