Food Se­cu­rity

The Economic Times - - Breaking Ideas -

The oc­cur­rence of nat­u­ral dis­as­ters has risen over the last 30 years. Given the agri­cul­ture sec­tor’s depen­dence on cli­mate, this in­crease in weather-re­lated events adds to the vul­ner­a­bil­ity of in­di­vid­u­als and chal­lenges their food se­cu­rity. Be­tween 2003 and 2013, drought wreaked the great­est havoc on agri­cul­ture in sub-Sa­ha­ran Africa and West Asia, while Asia and Latin Amer­ica were af­fected mostly by floods…

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