The news headlines service writes.

The news headlines service writes, Africa makes up about 39 of the 59 most at-risk countries in Maplecroft’s Food RISK OF SECURITY Index and offers nine of the 11 countries in the ‘extreme risk’ category, the Bath, England-based company said in a declaration today . Despite strong economic growth, food protection remains an presssing issue of primary importance for Africa, according to a new research by [the] risk analysis company. African countries at ‘extreme risk’ consist of Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in addition to Burundi, Chad, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Comoros, and Sierra Leone, regarding to Maplecroft, Bloomberg notes .