Researchers Project Sub-Saharan Africa Will Not Be Able to Feed Itself by 2050
Of the five major grains grown in the region (maize, millet, rice, wheat, and sorghum), maize is the most important in terms of yield and caloric value—but yields of the grain must be at least doubled in the coming decades if there is any hope of...
Time Is Running Out to Battle Climate Change for Africa's Food Supply
A study has taken the unusual route of producing a timeline of how and when climate change will adversely affect Africa’s ability to produce food.
El Niño Worsens Drought in Southern Africa — and 14 Million People Could Go Hungry
The UN World Food Program said on Monday that regional drought, exacerbated by El Niño, is hitting Malawi, Madagascar, and Zimbabwe particularly hard, with poor crop yields increasing the likelihood of large-scale malnourishment.
The Anatomy of a Nicaraguan Taco
During the middle of a rainstorm at the highly popular Taco Marlene, I watched a woman use one hand to gracefully squeeze the water out of her hair and her other to eat her taco. Yes, they are that good.