Outrage and Inspire
By The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Podcast from the food and agriculture team at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
||CleanGideon’s Journey: Forward Ever, Backward Never||In this episode, we hear the story of Gideon Wanyama’s arduous journey from small farm to college to joining the hundreds of millions of fellow African youths entering the job market – a generation yearning to contribute to the continent’s...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAm I about to Lose My Second Child, Too?||In this episode, we learn how even the best nutrition projects can be undermined by bad water, poor sanitation and hygiene, and lousy infrastructure. From northern Uganda, we hear a mother’s agony when her healthy, robust child suddenly falls...||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Three Little Words||In this episode, we hear the power of agriculture to move people from "neither/nor" lives to "and" lives - nutrition AND school, home improvements AND new clothes. This is a narrative from the First 1,000 Days book.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Most Perilous Day||In this episode, we discover how poor health care infrastructure can turn what should be the happiest day (the birth of a child) into the most perilous day. From northern Uganda, we hear from new mom Esther as she prays for her child to be born...||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Craving for Nutrition Knowledge||In this episode, we hear from new moms and moms-to-be about the universal craving for nutrition knowledge. From the western highlands in Guatemala, we learn how knowledge can be both power, and a burden. A narrative tale from The First...||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Child is Brilliant||In this episode, we hear the story of HarvestPlus and biofortification as told by moms in Uganda who discover the nutritious benefits of crops fortified with higher levels of vitamins and minerals. A narrative from The First 1,000 Days book that...||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Child is Born. Discrimination Begins.||In this episode, we hear the story of a mother in India who gives birth to a healthy baby girl and, instead of celebration and congratulations, receives a round of condolences. A narrative from The First 1,000 Days book.||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Poem Not Written, a Cure Not Discovered||In this episode, we hear about how the costs of a malnourished, stunted child ripple around the world. For a stunted child anywhere becomes a stunted child everywhere, and a lost chance at greatness for one child becomes a lost chance for us all.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour Child Can Achieve Great Things||Roger Thurow recounts the story of mothers in northern Uganda.||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Have I Done to My Child?||Roger Thurow tells the story of a child named Hagirso to describe the lasting damage of hunger and stunting.||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|