Implications of Famine for East Africa

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Adjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
EJ Hogendoorn
Project Director, Horn of Africa, International Crisis Group
Reed Kramer
CEO and Cofounder, AllAfrica Global Media (

Jendayi Frazer and EJ Hogendoorn discuss the short- and long-term challenges in East Africa for regional governments, international institutions, and U.S. policy.

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