Production date: 19-21 March, 2006
Keywords: UNICEF, children, Niger, Malnutrition, Sahel
Main shooting locations: Maradi, Niger / Tillaberi, Niger
The ‘hunger season’ is beginning in West Africa’s vast, parched Sahel region – and it is starting to show in the faces of infants. In a bid to avoid a repeat of the 2005 nutrition crisis, the United Nations is launching a funding appeal for approximately $92 million to cover the food and nutrition needs of Sahelian countries this year.
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