Written: 2021 | Published: September 22, 2021 | Kevin Krajick, Earth Institute at Columbia University

Warfare, not climate, is driving resurgent hunger in Africa

A new study finds that while droughts routinely cause food insecurity in Africa, their contribution to hunger has remained steady or even shrunk in recent years. Instead, rising widespread, long-term violence has displaced people, raised food prices and blocked outside food aid, resulting in the reversal of years of progress on food security.

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