“I only eat” sudden death “”: in Ivory Coast, the price of food is exploding

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Tania sells her plantains on the Anono market on November 13, 2021. Like other foodstuffs, the fruit … Read more

Worldwide distribution, drivers and trends of sudden droughts

Journal Reference: Christian, J.I., Basara, J.B., Hunt, E.D. et al. Global distribution, trends, and drivers of flash drought occurrence. Nat Commun, 2021 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-26692-z “Given that flash droughts can develop in only a few weeks, they create impacts on agriculture that are difficult to prepare for and mitigate,” said Jordan Christian, a postdoctoral researcher at … Read more