Food worries widen in Mauritania

by Mamoudou Lamine Kane and Jennifer Lazuta

Carcasses dot the sandy landscape in southern Mauritania’s Hodh El Chargui region, where a lack of rain has affected both wild vegetation growth and crops. Photo: Jaspreet Kindra/IRIN

Hundreds of thousands of Mauritanians are struggling to feed themselves as they fall victim to the effects of climate change.

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