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Lesho Arkerech, 31 from South Omo, southern Ethiopia, is a member of the innovative Trócaire livestock insurance programme. Photo: Barnaby Jaco Skinner.
Ethiopia, like Somalia and Sudan, has endured three consecutive failed rainy seasons. This continues a pattern of increasing drought brought on by climate change in the Horn of Africa. The region is currently experiencing a sharp increase in hunger and malnutrition.