Madagascar: Volatile Climate, Politics Leave Access to Food Precarious - UN

Published on 07 August 2009

Access to food for the people of Madagascar remains unreliable (..). The joint Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) mission tasked with assessing crop and food security in Madagascar underscored the effect a run of cyclones on the east coast in 2008-2009 and several years of drought in the south has had on the country's crops.

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