Southern Africa Seasonal Monitor, February 28, 2013

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

Prolonged dry spell compromises yields in several countries

KEY MESSAGES

  • 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.