Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Banana diseases threaten African crop

Two banana diseases spreading in Africa could hurt food supply for 30 million people on the continent who largely rely on the crop, an international agricultural research body said on Wednesday. The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) said

Ethiopia in grip of famine

More than 3 million Ethiopians will need food aid in the coming months as the country faces a new famine. Gavin Hewitt reports from one of the worst-affected areas.