Afghanistan: Drought warnings in northeast

Published on 22 April 2010

Below average rainfall has hit food production in eastern and northeastern Afghanistan where some rain-fed fields have dried out, officials and farmers said.(..)MAIL officials anticipate a good harvest this year - mainly in the south, west and north. But despite this, and a record harvest last year, over seven million people were food insecure and helped by the UN World Food Programme.

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