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Drought caused by El Nino threatening southern Africa: UN

The El Nino weather phenomenon, one of the worst in 50 years, has caused intense drought in southern Africa that will have a "devastating" impact on the region's food security, the UN food agency warned on Friday.

Aluminium threat to food security revealed

One third of the world's food-producing land has been lost in the past 40 years as a result of soil degradation, putting global food security at risk.

Agriculture victim of and solution to climate change

Diplomatic wrangling this week will make the headlines in the fight against climate change, but experts say a bigger but largely unseen battle is set to unfold on the world's farms.

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