Southern Africa Seasonal Monitor, February 28, 2013

from Famine Early Warning System Network
Published on 28 Feb 2013 View Original

Prolonged dry spell compromises yields in several countries


  • A prolonged dry spell in the southern half of the region has resulted in moisture stress and potential yield reductions in southern parts of the region.

  • Short-term rainfall forecasts suggest a continuation of dry conditions in areas already affected by the dry spell.