Posted by: APO | 27 October 2016

Crop losses in southern Madagascar mean severe hunger likely to persist into 2017

The impact of severe El Niño-induced drought on crop production in southern Madagascar, where nearly 850 000 people are acutely food insecure, is likely to persist into 2017 and requires an intensified humanitarian response. The lack of sufficient rains in the southern region of Androy alone resulted in an 80 percent decline in maize production this year compared with the already reduced levels of… Read more on


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