Somaliland drought "a kind of nightmare" – and a security threat: minister
The loss of Somaliland's livestock - the basis of its economy - to drought could worsen security threats in the Horn of Africa, the environment minister warns
Rains raise harvest hopes in Zimbabwe – but pest brings "misery"
Drought-hit farmers are hoping for their first bumper harvest in years, but army worm pests and floods are lowering expectations
Slashing aid puts America's present - and future - interests at risk
Cutting support for family planning, poverty reduction and food aid can push more young people into the hands of extremists
FEATURE-Water-saving tech, veg gardens grow hope in Myanmar's Dry Zone
In parched lands, families grow food in gardens using drip irrigation, hydroponics and soil moisture sensors to cut down on over-irrigation and save water
Somalia says 110 dead in last 48 hours due to drought
"It is a difficult situation for the pastoralists and their livestock. Some people have been hit by famine and diarrhoea at the same time."
Afghan capital's thirsty residents dig deep to combat drought, overuse
Several unseasonably dry winters have exacerbated the problem. Heavy rain and snow this year raise hopes groundwater can be replenished, at least for a while.
3 key ingredients to achieve food security in Africa
Feeding a growing number of Africans, as climate change intensifies, will require boosting harvests - and environmental protection
INTERVIEW-"Coping" in Lake Chad crisis should not be mistaken for resilience
"It will require a certain level of normalcy to get into the resilience building"
Power outage fuels growing Australian energy debate
AUSTRALIA-ELECTRICITY/OUTAGES (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-South Australia suffers another weather-induced blackout
From recycling to #MadeinDakar, Senegal's capital maps route to resilience
Dakar "is a city where there is no more green... where we live everywhere and in every which way", says mayor, launching new urban strategy