Major Food Crisis in Mauritania

Nov 03, 2010
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This year, rainfall has been poor in the Western part of the Sahel in West Africa. Mauritania has been the hardest hit, in some regions of the country, it is the third consecutive year of poor rains. Now some 750,000 people are already affected by food shortages, nearly 30 per cent of the country's population.

Major Food Crisis in Mauritania