Today, 1.2 billion people reside in Africa, a figure set to quadruple by the end of the century. That will be nearly 5 billion mouths to feed; a monumental figure, but one that doesn’t frighten me.
Aid worker claims refugees are being denied food to motivate them to leave.
Islamabad :Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul said the internal migration, especially from rural areas to urban settlements, was going to be one of the biggest problems of the country at all levels.
Once a fabled stop on medieval trading routes across the Sahara, Agadez blossomed half a dozen years ago into a modern-day hub for caravans of a different type -- convoys of Africans desperate to reach Europe.
International Business Times
Internal migration, especially from rural to urban settlements, is going to be one of the biggest problems the country will face while extreme climate events, such as floods and droughts, are putting immense strain on precious natural resources such as water and crop production.
The Express Tribune
There’s an estimated 820 million people who are hungry globally, representing 11 per cent of the global population, according to statistics from UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
The New Times
India needs a strategic road map to realign food production according to climate risks, says Sourajit Aiyer.