VICE News Daily: Congo’s Bug Farmers Fight Hunger

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Rain brings relief to Pakistan following a deadly heat wave, Congolese insect farmers could hold the key to defeating hunger, Venezuela faces a lack of baby products, and Finland struggles with an influx of refugees.

PAKISTAN
Monsoon Rain Breaks Deadly Heatwave
Torrential downpours swept across Pakistan ending one of the country’s worst heatwaves on record.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Farmers Harvest Insects to Fight Hunger
The project will train 200 people, mostly women, to cultivate caterpillars and crickets.

VENEZUELA
Shortage of Baby Products Hits Caracas
A Facebook group was set up to help exchange everything from toys to diapers.

FINLAND
Influx of Refugees Strains Support Centers
One former prison, converted into an asylum-housing complex, is already at capacity with 300 occupants.

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