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Factors Leading To Drought Are Varied

In addition to ecological influences, “[l]ong and recurrent conflicts, poor infrastructure, misguided policy options, weak market system[s] and seasonal migration patterns account [for] the ever-increasing drought problems” in the Horn of Africa, Abeje Chumo, an international law expert and editor of the Horn of Africa blog for the Foreign Policy Association, writes in a post on the Foreign Policy Blogs Network. He presents “perspective in defining the problem and suggested policy options to address the problem,” according to the post (7/10).