Much of Houston is cleaning up from the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that followed. The rebuilding is just beginning, and the financial impact is being felt by both flood victims and those who did not get water in their homes. Elizabeth Lee explains from Houston.
Here's a statistic for you to consider: the U.N. estimates that over 30 percent of the food that is produced every year never gets eaten. Now one enterprising Nigerian entrepreneur has built an app to help get some of that food to those who need it. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Globally, around one-third of all food produced for human consumption is wasted or lost before it can reach consumers. The U.N. Food and Agricultural Organization says even if just one-fourth of that food could be saved, it would be enough to feed 870 million hungry people.For VOA, Faiza Elmasry reports, while Faith Lapidus narrates.