food crisis

food crisis

Living on a Spike

The human face of global food price rises is often missing amongst the abstract discussions of macro-economic trends and global food price indices. In order to understand the im

Crisis prevention remains a major challenge in West Africa

Given the rapid expansion and recurrence of the food crises in West Africa and the inadequate responses of policy makers and other actors, Oxfam and Bilital Maroobe say it is necessary to rethink the strategies to implement in order to respond to these recurring disasters.

Double disaster hits Niger

Floods and heavy rains across Niger have destroyed crops less than two months before harvest, compounding the country's existing food crisis. Flooding has killed at least six people, left thousands homeless, ruined crops and forced hungry families to crisis point.

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