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Southern African Governments Under Pressure To Subsidize Food, Provide Aid As Drought Kills Crops

Bloomberg Business: Hunger Stalks Southern Africa as El Niño Decimates Harvests
“…Vast tracts of farmland across southern Africa have been decimated by the worst drought in almost two decades, raising the specter of a regional famine. Governments that are strapped for cash due to the commodity price rout are facing mounting pressure to subsidize food and provide aid as inflationary pressures intensify…” (Latham, 1/12).

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