Uganda wants people to leave flooded wetlands – and not come back

Authorities have been trying to clear the wetlands around Africa’s biggest lake for years. This year’s flooding may have helped their case.

Lake Victoria’s surging water levels threaten hydro dams: Uganda

Lake Victoria's water levels have surged to their highest level in more than half a century after about eight months of relentless downpours, posing a threat to Uganda's hydropower plants.

Voice of resilience: Kenyan radio builds herders’ trust in drought insurance

As a warming climate spurs more extreme weather, herders in Kenya's arid and semi-arid northern parts can lose up to 10 percent of their livestock when drought hits.

Drought, Heat, and Conflict Strand Residents of Dadaab

World’s largest refugee camp illustrates human costs of water-scarce…

Ethiopia Hunger Reaches Emergency Levels

Food crisis continues in midst of severe El Nino drought. Photo…

Hunger Spreads in Africa As El Nino Cuts Harvests

Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage…

Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa’s Hydropower Shortfalls

Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.

Infographic: Lake Turkana Threatened By Hydropower and Farm Development

Water level's could fall significantly due to development along the Omo River, the lake's largest tributary.

Report: Water, Temperature Changes Not Central Drivers of Sub-Sahara Africa Conflicts

Rainfall is not a strong motivator of violence, but higher temperatures…
A South American drought keeps global grain reserves tight, but it could mean good things for North American corn producers.

World Food Supplies Recover From Drought and Reach 15-Year High

Water scarcity and extreme weather are two reasons that food prices will stay high, however.

Delays in Drought Response Push East Africa Toward Another Food Crisis

Despite early-warning systems, the world lacks urgency in heading off slow-moving disasters.