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氣候變遷威脅非洲南部國家糧食安全

2005年12月09日
ENS加拿大蒙特婁報導;翁綉盈編譯;蔡麗伶審校

馬拉威及其他非洲南部國家,其農產品數量因氣候變遷嚴重劇減,因此這些國家派代表參與聯合國氣候變遷會議,學習應對措施。愛滋病、瘧疾、結核病以及嚴重的旱災早已重擊這些國家,使之成為沉重的負擔,迫使他們必須進口大量的食物。

Climate Change Threatens Southern Africa's Food Security
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, December 6, 2005 (ENS)

Climate changes have led to a drastic fall in agricultural production in Malawi and other southern African countries, delegates to the ongoing UN climate change conference are learning. Already over-burdened with HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, unprecedented drought has hit these countries, pressuring them to import huge amounts of food.