The story of Hagirso
Experience the impact of childhood malnutrition on a young Ethiopian man over nearly two decades as he grew into adulthood.
The First 1,000 Days video based on the book
The Last Hunger Season film series
An eight-part series featuring the stories of four smallholder farmers in western Kenya trying to put an end to the hunger season in 2011. Six years later Roger revisits the families in The Last Hunger Season Revisited.
The First 1,000 Days podcast series
Ten podcasts hosted by Roger Thurow exploring different aspects of childhood malnutrition and its global impact.
The First 1,000 Days
Roger Thurow explores the promise of—and confounding challenges to—a transformative worldwide initiative to end early childhood malnutrition.
The Last Hunger Season
Roger Thurow tells the yearlong story of a community of Kenyan farmers working to transcend lives of dire poverty and hunger.
Roger Thurow and Scott Kilman vividly explain why the world’s poorest starve in an age of plenty and argue that this generation can put an end to hunger in Africa.