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Food Security Early Warning System Agromet Update 2016/2017 Agricultural Season Issue 02 Month: October

Highlights

  • Timely rains commenced in South Africa, Swaziland and eastern Botswana, resulting in planting in some areas and slight improvement in dam levels
  • Slow and erratic onset of rains was observed in northern parts of the region, and an improvement is expected by late November to early December
  • Shortfalls in commercial maize seed availability and farmers’ reduced purchasing power may negatively affect harvest prospects in several countries if unaddressed
Organisation(s): 
Southern African Development Community
Date de publication initiale: 
20 nov 2016
Type de document: 
Rapport de Situation
Thème(s): 
Climat
Environnement
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