Niger warns of looming food crisis

Published on 19 October 2011

Niger is at the cusp of another food crisis as erratic rains and insect attacks on crops have caused crop failure in several parts of the West African nation, authorities have warned. (..) “We are all very concerned about the food security situation in Niger,” Denise Brown, head of the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) in Niger, told AlertNet.

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