Food Security Early Warning System - Agromet Update Issue 03, 2013/2014 Agricultural Season

from Southern African Development Community
Published on 03 Feb 2014 View Original


  • Prolonged delay of start of season in eastern parts of the region increases chances of below average harvests

  • Good rainfall received in central and eastern areas in December and early January

  • January dry spell in southern Botswana and northern South Africa

  • South-western Angola continues to receive poor rainfall

  • Armyworm outbreak reported in southern Malawi and eastern Zambia