Climate change in EA: Food scarcity, diseases floods within 30 years

Thursday November 7 2013

Using climate models, researchers predict a much drier East Africa in 30 years devastating its already fragile agriculture, which is the backbone of most of the region’s economies. A warmer climate could also result in the shrinking and even extinction of the coral reef off East Africa’s coast. TEA Graphic

Using climate models, researchers predict a much drier East Africa in 30 years devastating its already fragile agriculture, which is the backbone of most of the region’s economies. A warmer climate could also result in the shrinking and even extinction of the coral reef off East Africa’s coast. TEA Graphic 

By JEFF OTIENO and CHRISTINE MUNGAI The EastAfrican