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Posts tagged with ‘drought’

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PWS&D begins $1.1 million response to Pakistan drought

by Karen Bokma

Low rainfall has triggered severe drought in the Tharparkar district of Sind Province, Pakistan. For several years now, this region has not experienced significant rainfall—even during successive monsoon seasons. In November 2014, the United Nations released alerts on the alarming food security and nutrition situation resulting from these harsh drought conditions. People living in Tharparkar […]

New Project is Helping Malawi Farmers Adapt to Drought

by Karen Bokma

For farmers in northern Malawi, agriculture is a way of life and a means of survival. Today, farmers are finding it more and more challenging to grow enough food to feed their families as their climate continues to change and droughts become more common. An innovative PWS&D and Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) agriculture project in […]