Madagascar is Experiencing The World's First Climate Change Induced Famine

from  Global Dispatches -- World News That Matters

Nov 4, 2021

 

In Madagascar thousands of people in the southern part of the country are experiencing famine-like conditions. Over a million more are considered to be on the brink of famine. The crisis in Southern Madagascar is a direct consequence of climate change. This region has experienced successive droughts -- the rainy season is shorter, the lean season is longer and farmers are unable to plant their crops. This is widely considered to be the world's first climate-change induced famine.  On the line wi...more

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