Critical Essay 4

Critical Essay 4 - Ryan Hayes Critical Essay 4 Yeboah Using...

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Ryan Hayes Critical Essay 4 Yeboah Using Niger as an example, illustrate what causes food insecurity. How can countries such as Niger ensure they are secure in food? The crisis in Niger shown in the movie and the readings, along with the display of the food insecurity web, revealed to us how the process of food insecurity works. There are many steps that can be taken for countries like Niger to become more secure. Niger has been hit hard by several factors in 2005. Food insecurity has been aggravated due to nature and the rapid spread of the locusts coming from near the deserts farther north. Since Niger is dependent on their agriculture, lack of precipitation and spread of locusts can devastate the country. This chronic and acute state of their lack of food has hurt the production. There were warnings given ahead of time of the spread of locusts. However, Niger is landlocked, which means it has accessibility problems due to their terrain, lack of roads, and the sahel and desert climates. They were unable to stop the attacks
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