Feeding big cities in growing, fragile, and conflict-ridden states

by Sam Worthington

As Ethiopia faces its worst drought in 50 years, some of the ten million people in need of food, and the 400,000 children suffering from malnutrition, reside in the slums of Addis Ababa. Increasingly the face of hunger is in a slum or city. While it is important to fight hunger and malnutrition in rural areas, we must not forget to address food insecurity in growing cities.