Africa famine: soaring food prices intensifying crisis, report warns

Guardian: A volatile global food supply is deepening the humanitarian catastrophe in the Horn of Africa, the World Bank warns in a new report. Shortages and near-historic prices for staples such as corn, wheat and sugar have magnified the impact of the drought now ravaging the Horn of Africa, the Food Price Watch report said. "While the emergency in the Horn of Africa was triggered by prolonged droughts, especially in areas struggling with conflict and internal displacement such as Somalia, food prices......

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