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Madagascar: Nearly half of the southern Malagasy people eat only one meal per day




While the south of Madagascar is affected very hard by a severe drought and famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) estimate that nearly 47% of the local population will eat only a single daily meal.
 
This percentage was valued at 13% in early 2015.
 
Famine locally called kéré threatens food security today between 200,000 and 350,000 inhabitants in this part of the Island. Some people even eat cactus and tamarinds to fight against hunger. It is the Anosy regions (Amboasary South) and Androy (Beloha, Tsihombe and Bekily) that are particularly affected.



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