Curing the Crisis: Food Scarcity for Ebola Survivors

Although there haven’t been new Ebola patients in Liberia since March 25th, that doesn’t mean the troubles for West Africans are over. Economic and labor systems have been demolished, and food production has fallen by at least 25 percent. As the seeding season begins, people don’t have access to the resources they need to start over. Nor have international aid groups figured out how and where support is needed. Here’s a look at what needs to happen to reestablish food security and prevent an ongoing humanitarian crisis.

Special Reporting Initiative Fellow Lois Parshley will be reporting on this topic in May of 2015.