Africa’s latest food crisis needs a long-term strategy

Guardian: People gather to collect water in Wajir, Kenya. A severe drought in east Africa is causing malnutrition rates to soar and threatening the lives of children throughout the region. A "toxic mix" of drought, failed harvests and rising food prices have brought severe food shortages to the east and the Horn of Africa. As a result, the UN office for the co-ordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA) predicts that around 10 million people in parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda and Djibouti will......

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