Challenges and Coping Strategies for Drought-induced Food Shortage: The Case of Humbo Woreda of Snnpr

Jun 01, 2006 | by
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The key question for this research is why does the Humbo community remain vulnerable to the drought-induced food shortage regardless of efforts made by the Government, NGO's and the households? The research reports that among the key causes of drought-induced food shortages, the major once are categorized under natural and man made stress; natural or environmental stress includes absence or shortage of rain, land degradation, soil infertility, inset/pest out break, and epidemic.