Tag: Drought

Rising Kenyan Tea, Coffee Export Prices To Ease Drought Impact

Rising prices for Kenyan tea and coffee exports will help offset the impact from a drought that has been hurting the East African nation's...

Drought: EU Pledges Continuous Support for Malawi

By Lameck Masina The European Union has pledged its continued support towards vulnerable communities facing food shortages in Malawi. An EU commissioner made the pledge...

Namibia: China Supports Relief Programmes for Drought-Hit Communities

The Chinese Embassy in Namibia on Tuesday donated U.S $ 44, 000 to the Namibia National Disaster Emergency fund. At an event in the...

Zimbabwean Scientists Unveil Maize Seeds Resistant to Heat, Drought

  By Sebastian Mhofu Scientists in Zimbabwe say they have developed new heat- and drought-tolerant varieties of maize that may be ready for sale ahead of...

FAO Warns Uganda on More Drought, Floods

By Tom Brian Angurini Kampala — UN food agency FAO yesterday warned the country risks more drought, floods, and landslides with farmers to be hardest...

Kenya: Cry for Help as Drought Hits Region

By Abdimalik Hajir A humanitarian crisis is looming in Garissa County following a severe drought that has affected thousands of pastoralist families. Water sources have dried...

Zambia: How Drought Conditions Push up Food Prices

By Danstan Kaunda Lower harvests of maize, wheat and sugarcane as a result of severe weather in the region are pushing up prices for Zambia's...

Drought Impact Persist in Puntland, Somaliland

Drought conditions continue to be felt in Puntland and Somaliland where an estimated 1.7 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Recovery from...

Zimbabwe: Netherlands Unveils U.S. $3.9 Million to Mitigate Drought

  By Melody Mashaire Netherlands has unveiled a Euro 3.5 million ($3,9 million) fund to mitigate the effects of the El Nino induced drought through a...

South Africa’s Drought Recovery Could Be Stalled By Uncertain Rain Prospects

By Tanisha Heiberg South Africa's recovery from its worst drought in over century could be stalled as anticipated rain relief from a La Nina weather...

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