Nigeria: Gearing up to fight food shortages

State authorities and aid agencies in northern Nigeria are scaling up their food security and nutrition responses in the light of coming food shortages. Seven Nigerian states along with the neighboring countries of Chad, Niger and northern Cameroon received poor rain in 2009 and early 2010. Nigeria Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has alerted state authorities to help them prepare for shortages and is storing grains in its offices. Read more here.

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