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Repeated Droughts Impact Food Supply, Child Development, World Bank Report Says

The Guardian: Food ruined by drought could feed more than 80m a day, says World Bank
“The food produce destroyed by droughts would be enough to feed a country with a population the size of Germany’s every day for a year, the World Bank has reported. In a new study, it said, the ‘shockingly large and often hidden’ consequences of prolonged periods without rain threatened to stunt the growth of children and condemn them to a lifetime of poverty…” (Elliot, 10/24).