Tonya Rawe is the Senior Advisor for Policy and Research, Food & Nutrition Security, CARE
It came unexpected. And we originally thought there was something wrong. But in a country where a food shock can lead to a crisis, this surprise definitely saved lives.
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Shrubs, thorny bushes, cactus trees, sandy soils and rocky terrain characterise Same district in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania, which lies on the lee-ward side of the Pare Mountains. It hardly rains in this region.
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