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In USAID Redesign, Water Is Grouped with Food and Climate

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Will sanitation and hygiene get lost in the organizational shuffle?

The Stream, December 4: Water Governance for and by the U.S.

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Ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the application of the…
Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

Food Shortages Loom Again in Somalia, But Refugees Can’t Escape Water Crisis

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Poor rains have led to crop failures in Somalia, and the threat of food price increases could push parts of the country back into famine. Meanwhile, there is little relief for those who fled to neighboring Kenya, as the refugee camps there are facing water shortages.

A Precarious Recovery: Food Security Remains Uncertain in the Horn of Africa

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Although a repeat famine is unlikely, the situation in East Africa remains dire despite recent rains.

Food Security: Race to Prevent Famine As Drought and Food Crisis Plague Africa's Sahel

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An estimated 10 million people are struggling with growing food shortages in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, which have all declared emergencies and appealed for international assistance. Aid agencies and governments are now bracing to reach remote communities before the situation deteriorates into a famine.

The Stream, February 18: Africa's Food Industry

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Rising food prices have already pushed 44 million people in developing…

China Karst Credits

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Acknowledgments Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars China…

Water Projects Emphasized in $7.5 Billion-U.S. Aid Package to Pakistan

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Improved irrigation systems and water infrastructure projects are primary goals.