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Millions Going Hungry in Democratic Republic of Congo

A new report by the World Food Program finds millions of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are going hungry, and malnutrition rates are climbing due to a decline in foreign aid and ongoing conflict. On paper, the DRC appears to be doing well. Since 2002, the country’s economy has grown on average six percent a year. This year, economic growth is expected to top nine percent. Unfortunately, U.N. aid agencies say that little of that prosperity is trickling down to the...

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