South Asia could see African hunger scenario – Red cross

AlertNet: Scenes of starving children in the Horn of Africa could well be played out in parts of South Asia unless governments invest more in agriculture and give poor farmers access to finances, the Red Cross movement warned on Thursday. Rocketing food prices, climate change-related disasters as well as land grabs are set to not only push the number of the world's hungry past one billion, but also drive some to the brink of starvation, especially in vulnerable regions like South Asia, experts say. "One......

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