New Voices in Food Security and Nutrition

Last week, Feed the Future caught up with the 2014 class of the Aspen Institute‚Äôs New Voices Fellowship, designed to bring more expert voices from the developing world into the global development discussion. The Fellowship, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, helps recipients sharpen their messages, elevate their stories and communicate their insights …

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Kenyan bags top award for shining light to lives of Kibera residents

Kennedy Odede, a 29-year-old Kibera resident, has been awarded the top 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs award by Forbes magazine. Over 100 impressive candidates were nominated and then reviewed by a panel of distinguished judges including renowned social entrepreneurs Jeff Skoll and Cheryl Dorsey, and Randall Lane, Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine. Mr Odede was selected …

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Terrorism’s Fertile Ground

Nairobi, Kenya — Terrorism is a global reality, and for me as a Kenyan, this struck close to home in September with the siege of the Westgate mall. Yet in many ways, growing up in Nairobi I was always in the midst of terror. As a boy living in extreme poverty in Kibera, one of …

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