The Horn of Africa is facing an unprecedented drought. What is the world doing to help solve it?

Cattle affected by the effects of the drought situation eat fodder in an open field in Adadle district, Biyolow Kebele in Somali region of Ethiopia, along the Horn of Africa, in this undated handout photograph. Michael Tewelde/World Food Programme/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT.

The Horn of Africa is facing severe drought. Image: via REUTERS

Stefan Ellerbeck
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What is the World Economic Forum doing to help ensure global food security?

Horn of Africa drought and food insecurity.
Severe droughts have left millions of people in the Horn of Africa facing famine. Image: Humanitarian Information Unit

Cows Kenya drought Horn of Africa livestock
An estimated 2.5 million livestock have died in Kenya because of the drought. Image: Oxfam

Children tree Horn of Africa drought Ethiopia
Children displaced by drought in Ethiopia. Image: UNICEF

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