Crop monitoring bulleting for Eritrea: Nov 2006 - Feb 2007, No. 2



The rainfalls during the period November - February have been above normal in the North Red Sea region, decreasing now strongly. Pastoral conditions appear clearly above normal and above last year in all the sub-zoba. Due to the very good rains, the NDVI map reflects globally a clear increase of the vegetation conditions compared to last year, particularly in February. In the graphs, the decrease of NDVI mid-February in some sub-zoba can only be attributed to a cloud contamination of the data.