Photo: Kenya's Poor Hungry in the Midst of Plenty



A unidentified woman sells vegetables in Nairobi's Kibera slum on January 10, 2008, against the backdrop of shops and houses burned during post-election violence.

Kibera's residents have seen food prices skyrocket since the conflicts, with the slum now a telling example of "the new face of hunger," where food is plentiful but unaffordable.

Read more of our special series on the global food crisis.

Photograph by Reuters/Noor Khamis/Files (KENYA)


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