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SADC Regional Situation Update on El Niño-Induced Drought

by Sean Thornton-Dibb | May 24, 2016
The South African Development Community newsletter (15 May 2016) is available from the SADC website. It highlights that 11 out of the 15 SADAC Member States are significantly affected by the El Niño induced drought, October - December 2015 was the driest cropping season in 35 years and that 4 countries have declared national drought disaster. South Africa has had 7 out of 9 provinces declared drought disaster areas. Read more...