Nicodemus Odhiambo, PANA Correspondent
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (PANA)
- At least one million people are faced with an acute food shortage in
Tanzania due to the prevailing dry spell in several regions of the country.
In Singida, at least 150,000 are in need
of emergency food aid while the number is four times in Shinyanga.
The acting Singida regional commissioner,
Martin Mgongolwa said, a deficit of 9,500 tonnes of food is imminent.
In Shinyanga 158,000 tonnes of grain
would have to be sent to boost the available 395,000 tonnes of food needed