Higher global food prices are likely to spell trouble for aid organizations working to relieve famine in the Horn of Africa.
The nonprofit supports Kenyan students who need mentoring or lack the means to pay for school. The next problem to solve: 9,000 desks for 14,000 students.
Backpack Farms supports African farmers with low-cost products and training suited to their needs.
Trees such as black plum, marula, and dika provide fruits, leaves, and nuts that have nourished Africans for centuries.
Ex-ambassador Janet Siddall works with those caring for those affected by HIV/AIDS through the 'Grandmothers to Grandmothers' project
British Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have been touring the region – and oil-rich Nigeria in particular – to boost free trade and energy partnerships.