What can the Horn of Africa do in the face of severe droughts?

The Horn of Africa is facing a humanitarian catastrophe from the worst drought in 60 years. An estimated 11 million people need emergency assistance to stay alive. The recurrent nature of the crisis especially in the face of climate change calls attention to building resilience to cope. Investment in drought-resilient agriculture and agribusiness can target drought-resistant crops, catalyse the use of rain water harvesting and water conserving technologies, and improve irrigation systems. Read more here.


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  1. Resilience to drought and climate change in the GHA must of neccesity revisit the land reclamation /rehabilitation initiatives. Land/ water/ livelihoods integration n te science of water cycle n mgt in te inner tropics be revisited

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