Nigeria farmers on edge as floods wash away crops
18 October 2022 | 5:39 am
At least half a million Nigerians have been impacted by flooding this year. Farmers are worried the rising waters will push food bills higher in a nation where millions have fallen into food poverty in the past two years.
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