Ebola Hits West Africa Hard
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Oct 15, 2014 05:14 PM CDT

DES MOINES (DTN) -- While the United States finds itself coming to grips with a handful of Ebola cases, agricultural ministers in West Africa say the virus is ripping through their countries not only through infection, but also further exacerbating hunger and wrecking any plans to revitalize the region's farm production.

The agricultural ministers of Liberia and Sierra Leone addressed a packed crowd of journalists at the World Food Prize symposium on Wednesday. Former Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, head of the World Food Prize, noted that throughout his time leading the organization, he has always welcomed receiving extra press attention. "This ...

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