According to the UN, more than 10 million people in the region are dependent on humanitarian aid. Achim Steiner, head of the UN Development Programme, attended an international donors conference in Berlin on Monday and spoke to DW.
Chaotic land reforms, drought and lack of financing have made it difficult for Zimbabwe's small-holder farmers to get ahead. Increased focus on funding irrigation schemes is hoping to change that.
Conflict and climate change have plunged the Lake Chad region into one of the world's worst humanitarian crises. An international conference in Berlin aims to raise more support for the millions of people in need of aid.
In an exclusive interview, the head of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Achim Steiner tells DW why the international community must continue to help people in the Lake Chad region.
The United Nations has sent over $9 million in emergency relief funds to Venezuela in order to combat the country's humanitarian crisis. The country faces medicine and food shortages under President Nicolas Maduro.
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