This outbreak is nearly three times bigger than the typical seasonal outbreaks the island has every year, and it’s reached the capital city, Antananarivo.
The population of Africa in 2100 will be three, four, five or six times larger than it is today.
More than 95% of the global populations food needs relies on maize, rice and wheat, with global food security dependent on fewer than 30 plant species. Indigenous African crops can battle a range of stresses like drought
The range of research being undertaken is remarkable in view of the size of Africa’s overall contribution: from galaxies to viruses; from agriculture to malaria; and from drought to oceanography.
Women tended to use less lethal methods such as poisoning, whereas men appear to attempt less often but use more lethal methods such as hanging