El Niño causes food havoc in 37 countries
THE United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation said a near-record number of countries face food supply emergencies this year mainly because of the El Niño weather phenomenon.
Some 37 countries face emergencies up from 31 towards the end of last year. Food supply problems stretch through Africa, Asia, Latin America and parts of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Iraq and North Korea.
El Niño to cause food shortages in 37 countries, FWi, yesterday (18 February) – Click here
- The Times 19/02/98 page 17