Insight for Sunday 14 September 2008
Nearly a million people in Haiti are in need of emergency help after 4 storms in a month killed nearly 600 people
But this is a nation where people were already desperate for food. One of the poorest countries in the world, Haiti has been hit hard by soaring global food prices. Hear the BBC's Orin Gordon as he looks at the ongoing struggle for Haitians to feed themselves and to produce food. He speaks to a major rice importer and to stall holders in the markets about what can be done and visits former rice producing areas to find out what's gone wrong.