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Africa: Climate Change to Accelerate World Hunger – WFP

By Lisa Schlein The World Food Program warns climate change will have a devastating impact on agriculture and the ability of people to feed themselves. The WFP forecasts a huge increase in worldwide hunger unless action is taken to slow global warming. The WFP warns progress in reducing global hunger …

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Africa: Famine and the Machine

analysis By Ben Parker In the runup to a 2011 famine in Somalia that killed over 250,000 people, there were 78 warnings. Last year famine nearly happened again, not only in Somalia but in Yemen, South Sudan, and West Africa’s Lake Chad region. Now, a multi-billion dollar venture is betting …

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