Extreme heat events in Africa like the ones in 2015 and 2009/2010 might be reduced by 10% and 20% respectively under 1.5℃ of global warming level compared to under 2℃ level.
It is one element of a wider problem of rampant criminality that is either ignored or encouraged by local politicians
One hurdle standing in the way of greater use of indigenous seeds is their relative lack of availability.
One in five Somali households receive remittances. Without that, many of them would fall into poverty.
One local official said half a million head of livestock had succumbed to thirst, hunger, and disease, leaving many herders destitute.
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