A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
Michael O’Gorman is the founder and Executive Director of the Farmer Veteran Coalition. The coalition seeks to develop a new generation of farmers among returning veterans. He has been a pioneering organic farmer for over forty years, and for the last twenty years he has been the Production Manager for some of the largest organic vegetable companies in the USA.