An alarming outlook for Senegal’s hungry. The number of food insecure in the Sahel is expected to grow from 11.3 million in 2013 to more than 20 million in 2014

by IRIN News

Finding enough food for the children is very difficult,” said Ndeye Diagne. “ Always my children are hungry.” Photo: Jennifer Lazuta/IRIN

The number of food insecure in the Sahel is expected to grow from 11.3 million in 2013 to more than 20 million in 2014, mainly due to an increase in cases in northern Nigeria, northern Cameroon and Senegal. IRIN went to Louga, in northern Senegal, to find out why the number of hungry is so high.