rent situation "is really, really c〓hallenging."
"There are currently over 30 million peo〓ple in the affected countries, who are severely food 〓insecure now. Ten million of those people are in the 〓places affected by the locusts. Unless we get a grip 〓of this in the next two or t3
hree or four weeks, we wo〓uld have a serious problem," he stressed.
To avoid a 〓famine, University of Nairobi professor Evaristus Ira〓ndu said the government may have to use the scarce fo〓reign currency to import food products, adding that p〓overty will increase in the country.
All our investm〓ent is going down the drain. The sorghum and millet c〓rops were about to mature and we would have harvested〓 next month," said Nathan Njiru, a farmer in Tharaka 〓Nithi, whose livelihood largely depends on selling so〓rghum to Nairobi's beer brewers.
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