Prepare for food shortage
2 months ago, 2 Jan 23:56
News of a looming food shortage just after the festive season is depressing. Food shortages last year forced the country to import maize, diverting funds from development programmes. However, some regions did not get the government-subsidised unga. The new harvest had been expected to ease the shortage but reports from the North Rift grain basket are worrying. There has been a decline in maize and wheat production due to disease outbreaks and erratic weather. The Ministry of Agriculture estimate ...
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