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Coping in the Countryside

In Louda, a rural village in Burkina Faso, food prices are soaring and there are virtually no jobs. Women must feed their families and themselves--with whatever the ground gives them.

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In Africa, One Family's Struggle With the Global Food Crisis
Article | LOUDA, Burkina Faso -- All day, Ruth Bamogo hacked at the ground with an iron hoe, trying to coax sorghum out of the hard, red dirt.

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