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El Nino in East Africa: Update on Eritrea

El Nino - Eritrea rainy season 2016
Eritrea currently experiencing a promising rainy season. According to the Agriculture Ministry, there exist ample distribution of rainfall nationwide and that over 300,000 hectares of land has already been put under cultivation. Due to the abundant and well‑distributed precipitation, crops and pasture in most parts of the country are in good conditions. (Photo: Sirak Bahlbi)

By Fikrejesus Amhazion (PhD),

In the Horn of Africa, a drought exacerbated by El Niño has directly affected the region, leading to an increase in food insecurity and malnutrition. This post presents an update on Eritrea.

According to a recent summary report by FEWS NET (a USAID-funded initiative), Continue reading El Nino in East Africa: Update on Eritrea