1:01 am in International, Seeking Advice, Uncategorized by Victor G. jackson
Is there a group for desert and dry area food production?
I'd like to see some people focus on the Sudan.
We could establish contacts with NGOs and citizens of Sudan.
Also, we may be able to get ideas and advice from the people
at CropKing, http://www.cropking.com/
Is this the hungriest place on earth?
By Andrew Harding
BBC News, Akobo
Aid agencies are warning of an impending food emergency in South Sudan,
where "unexpected and alarming" malnutrition rates in one region,
devastated by drought and tribal conflict, have prompted an
appeal for urgent extra funding.
Akobo, in the eastern region of Jonglei, is now the "hungriest place on earth,"
according to aid officials, after a new survey showed that 46% of children
under five are malnourished - 15% severely so.[....]