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Basic living costs are rising across Africa and around the world. The 2022 Global Report on Food Crises paints a picture of increasing hunger and malnutrition, with almost 200 million people worldwide in need of urgent assistance.
The Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Nigeria are among the ten countries with the highest number of people in crisis. This week, Africa Science Focus reporter Ijeoma Ukazu finds out how families in Nigeria are managing to maintain a healthy diet, as the country grapples with wider malnutrition challenges for children and women.
This piece was produced by SciDev.Net’s Sub-Saharan Africa English desk.