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Canadian Foodgrains Bank Discovery Team 2015's Blog

Every interaction we have creates new stories to share. One of our experiences led us to the Afar region in the eastern lowlands. Here we stayed at the base camp of the SSD group. This area is what we would consider to be inhospitable to life. The area suffers from drought every second year now and growing any crop is a significant challenge. The people who live here lead a pastoral life, living off livestock and when possible, growing a...

It is somewhat overwhelming and even humbling to presume that I can  adequately express all that I have learned in the past ten days as a participant in this learning tour. As a team we have had some very hands on, incredibly personal interactions with Ethiopains directly impacted by the work of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank. If someone had asked me three weeks ago what CFGB does internationally  I would have had a very different answer than I do today....