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Many African states especially those prone to droughts and famine should embrace drought resistant crops to avert food shortage. They can actually save lives.
This will not only increase yields but also boost in production of staple food should African governments be serious in supplying farmers in Arid and semi arid areas with free Sorghum and millet seeds. This issues would be a thing of the past especially in this era of prevailing climate- change conditions.
Posted on April 4, 2013 at 16:08 — 3 Comments
28 years ago, Olong’ai used to fetch 30 jerricans of water in 10 minutes. Today her daughters fetch only 15 jerricans for over 3 hours.
The river that used to be a habitat for eels, frogs and even crabs flowing rigorously with gurgle a few decades ago now flows once…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2013 at 20:51 — 1 Comment
African women face the greatest effect of climate change, according to a report released by the UN. The report states that African women walk for miles across harsh terrain to find clean water sources, planting and harvesting crops through scarcity and drought. Climatic disasters, such as floods, hurricanes, and landslides, can separate families, exposing women to human trafficking, hunger, and loss of life in a matter of moments.
According to an annual symposium on Gender and Climate…Continue
Posted on February 26, 2013 at 16:07