IRIN Africa | BENIN: Counting the cost of flooding | Benin | Early Warning | Environment | Natural Disasters

IRIN Africa | BENIN: Counting the cost of flooding | Benin | Early Warning | Environment | Natural Disasters.

 

the devastating floods in Benin will have lasting repercussions on the country’s economy and food security. agriculture makes up 80% of the country’s exports; cotton is a central cash crop. farmers are especially vulnerable, and will continue to struggle to earn their livelihoods in the aftermath of the floods.

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