Conflict, Climate Change Drive Increase In Food Insecurity In Sub-Saharan Africa, FAO Report Shows

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Conflict and climate push 224 million Africans into hunger — U.N.
“The number of hungry people in sub-Saharan Africa rose by 10 percent to 224 million in 2016, largely due to conflict and climate change, the United Nations said on Thursday…” (Win, 11/16).

U.N. News Centre: Conflicts, climatic change drive food insecurity and undernourishment in sub-Saharan Africa — U.N.
“…According to the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) 2017 Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition report, chronic undernourishment appears to have risen from 20.8 to 22.7 percent between 2015 and 2016 — pointing to the need to build affected communities’ resilience and find peaceful solutions that strengthen food security…” (11/16).

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