Food Deficits in Africa Will Grow in a Warmer World

This story on food deficits in Africa originally appeared in science magazine EOS and is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. Africa has one of the world’s fastest population...

Africa’s Sahel region facing ‘horrendous food crisis’

The vast Sahel, which runs nearly the breadth of the continent, south of the Sahara Desert, is experiencing some of its driest conditions in years. “An absolute crisis is unfolding before our eyes”, WFP Executive Director David Beasley said from Benin, having just...