In 2011 famine spread to six out of eight regions in southern Somalia.
The distinction between food insecurity and famine is artificial and unhelpful. Hungry people are suffering however their situation falls below the radar.
A camp for people affected by malnutrition in Eritrea.
A photo smuggled out of Eritrea by the Freedom Friday network.
Eritreans are at risk of severe malnutrition – but aid agencies struggle to access those in need.
Tanzania has around 30 species of tilapia, 11 of which are found nowhere else on earth.
Tilapia could play an important role in Tanzania's economic development.
A mother and her son at a nutrition clinic in Kenya. Adequate nutrition for mothers is important for the health of their children.
In Kenya, not much attention has been paid to addressing pregnant women's nutritional needs. This has exposed a gap in efforts to improve maternal and child health.