Showing posts with label Africa food shortage. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Africa food shortage. Show all posts

Monday, August 29, 2011

If most Africans work in the Agricultural sector, how come it has to Import so much Food?

If you follow world news, you must have seen the so many pictures of malnourished children that are playing on all the major news channels every year. This year, they especially mention the drought in Somalia, East Africa, Sudan, Congo. Presently, there is a raging drought in East Africa which is currently dubbed the "worst humanitarian disaster in the world" which is threatening to engulf the whole region. The World Food Programme expects 10 million people to require food assistance.