Drought Sends Food Prices Soaring in Mauritania

With carcasses of dead livestock scattered throughout the landscape, the effects of the drought are alarmingly visible as households struggle with reduced crop yield and increased price of food on local markets.
  • Mauritania:   Drought Sends Food Prices Soaring

    AlertNet, 5 October 2012

    In some countries across the Sahel the end of the lean season heralded a period of steady rainfall.  Not so in Mauritania, where households are still struggling to cope with… Read more »

A livestock carcass.

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