Telly, one of the first villages in the Bandiagara escarpment in Mali. Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Ferdinand Reus

Research published in “The Conversation” has established a correlation between high mortality rate and climate change in African countries like Kenya, Mali and Malawi.

The study, which investigated whether climate variability contributed to higher death rates in rural Kenya, Mali, and Malawi during 2008 and 2009, found that cold snaps increased mortality in Kenya, but reduced mortality in Mali and Malawi.

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