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Contact: Mark Shwartz
Stanford University

Farming in Sub-Saharan Africa

Caption: Global warming could cause crop shortages and increase food prices by 2030, say climate experts. That scenario could benefit self-employed farmers in developing countries and drive urban residents deeper into poverty.

Credit: Marshall Burke

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