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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.
Financial Meltdown Worsens Food Crisis: As Global Prices Soar, More People Go Hungry (Post, October 26, 2008)
Africa's Hungry Horn: Harsh Grip of Famine Threatens Millions in Ethiopia and Somalia (Post, July 2, 2008)
Panel Urges G-8 to Increase Africa Aid: Report Echoes Bush's Complaints About Unfulfilled Promises (Post, June 16, 2008)
Fuel Costs Pushed Up Inflation In May: Rise In Overall Prices Was Fastest in 6 Months (Post, June 14, 2008)
U.N. Chief to Prod Nations On Food Crisis: Trade, Price Policies at Issue (Post, June 2, 2008)
Food Relief For Africa 'Insufficient,' GAO Says: Failure by U.S. to Cultivate Local Farms Adds to Crisis (Post, May 29, 2008)
Growing Food Crisis Strains U.N.: Haiti Is Among Many Countries Where Hunger and Unrest Go Hand in Hand (Post, May 25, 2008)
Afghanistan Adds Hunger to Its Worries: Local Drought and Regional Shortages Drive Up Bread Costs (Post, May 25, 2008)
Food Costs Push Bangladesh to Brink of Unrest (Post, May 24, 2008)
World Aid Agencies Faulted in Food Crisis: Failure to Support Agriculture Cited (Post, May 19, 2008)
Bush Comment on Food Crisis Brings Anger, Ridicule in India (Post, May 8, 2008)
Bush Seeks $770 Million More in World Food Aid (Post, May 2, 2008)
Back to the Land, Warily: As Food Crisis Looms, Displaced Kenyans Return With Army Escort (Post, May 13, 2008)
In India, Even Gods Are Going Hungry: Poor Struggle to Donate to Temples as Food Prices Skyrocket (Post, April 30, 2008)
S. Korean Principles Vs. Hunger in North: Seoul's New Conditions for Food Assistance Run Up Against Dire Need in Stalinist State (Post, April 30, 2008)
Argentina Tries to Reconcile Exporting Food With Prices at Home (Post, April 26, 2008)
Food Crisis Is Depicted As 'Silent Tsunami': Sharp Price Hikes Leave Many Millions in Hunger (Post, April 23, 2008)
NORTH KOREA: Huge Gap Predicted In Supply Of Food (Post, April 17, 2008)
Philippines Caught in Rice Squeeze: Complicated Blend of Economic Factors Requires Government Action, Experts Warn (Post, April 12, 2008)
In Egypt, Upper Crust Gets the Bread: Shortage Exposes Inequities (Post, April 5, 2008)
Rising Grain Prices Panic Developing World (Post, April 4, 2008)
Global Changes Skew Calculus Of Food Aid For N. Korea (Post, March 15, 2008)
Soaring Food Prices Putting U.S. Emergency Aid in Peril: Supplies and Recipients Likely to Be Reduced (Post, March 1, 2008)
A Culinary and Cultural Staple in Crisis: Mexico Grapples With Soaring Prices for Corn -- and Tortillas (Post, January 27, 2007)

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