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Somalia Risks Growing Food Insecurity

Somalia is again facing growing food insecurity. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization blames it on late rains, a poor harvest and ongoing conflict. It’s estimated 800,000 Somalis currently are in need of food aid. Of those, 200,000 are described as malnourished children under age five.   Senior Economist Shukri Ahmed said $18-million dollars is needed over the next 90-days to scale-up rapid interventions.   “These three months are very important actually because this...

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