Southern Africa drought woes hurt GDP growth in region
Zambia, Angola cut GDP forecast because of drought
Despite resource wealth, agriculture remain big employer
Normal rains expected for 2013/14 season - famine network
By Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo and Shrikesh Laxmidas
JOHANNESBURG/LUANDA Oct 24 (Reuters) - Spells of drought in southern African this year have hit agricultural output and hurt economic growth in countries such as Zambia and Angola, underscoring the lingering importance of farming to the resource-rich region's prosperity.
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