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Acute Food Insecurity and Conflict in Africa

Acute Food Insecurity in eastern and southern Africa
Food security crisis in Africa spans the center of the continent from Mali to Somalia. Millions still at risk of starvation into 2017 as consequences of severe El Nino are still felt. NB: Names of countries in conflict are Bold.

By Africa Center for Strategic Studies,

Historic droughts in East and Southern Africa have caused food prices to skyrocket to record levels, doubling the price of staple cereals in some areas. The areas of greatest food insecurity, however, are those affected by conflict. Continue reading Acute Food Insecurity and Conflict in Africa