Food crisis looms in ‘breadbasket’ of Madagascar


 Five years of drought have bludgeoned a “breadbasket” region of Madagascar and, along with the coronavirus, have disrupted local labour patterns in the south, resulting in a looming food crisis. Lola Castro, the regional head of the United Nations World Food Programme, told journalists based at the UN in Geneva on Tuesday that the situation […]

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Breadbasket, Coronavirus, Drought, Labour economics, Madagascar
Source: Africa Sustainability Matters