Posted on August 3, 2009 at 2:46pm
Little Keeps Nigeria From a Crisis of Hunger
The Washington Post
Sunday, August 2, 2009; 8:59 PM
KANO, Nigeria -- The nation blessed with Africa's largest oil reserves and some of its most fertile lands has a problem. It cannot feed its 140 million people, and relatively minor reductions in rainfall could set off a regional food catastrophe, experts say.
Nigeria was a major agricultural exporter before oil was discovered off its coast in the 1970s. But as it… Continue