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Sudanese farmers warn of failing harvests as hunger rises

Sudan farmland

Gezira Scheme, SudanReuters On the fertile clay plains of Sudan’s Gezira Scheme, farmers would have normally started tilling the soil weeks ago before planting out rows of sorghum, or peanuts, sesame and other cash crops. Instead, in a country stalked by sharply rising hunger, swathes of the 8,800 square kilometre agricultural project lie untouched. A […]