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African countries threatened by food crisis attempt to contain prices

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Drought and low crop harvests in large exporting nations such as the United States and Russia are having global ripple effects.
African countries threatened by food crisis attempt to contain prices

This June 1, 2010 photo shows a woman picking up spilled maize among sacks of grain in a market in the northern Nigerian town of Maiadua, bordering Niger. At the time, thousands of Niger nationals had flooded Nigeria in search of food as a shortage worsened in the West African country.

AMINU ABUBAKAR