Saturday, June 18, 2011

Food Shortages in East Africa including Ethiopia Expected to Affect More People, says FAO

In Ethiopia, the U.N. agency said millions more require emergency food assistance. What’s more, the lack of rain is blamed for the deaths of 220,000 cattle in the Borena Zone along the southern border with Kenya.The drought has destroyed crops and killed livestock, bringing high levels of malnutrition to the region. “Most parts now of Somalia, parts of Kenya, parts of Ethiopia specifically, and even parts of northern Tanzania and some parts of Uganda to the northeast have been affected by less rainfall, infrequent rainfall and a late start of the rainfall. So, this compounded an already problematic region in terms of food security,” Read more....


  1. The Attorney General of the State of Colima reported that the incident occurred on Saturday morning when a group of people were having breakfast at a barbecue stand located at Calle Miguel Galindo, Market Meats Tips