Daily Archives: February 6, 2020

Crop Monitor for Early Warning | No. 46 February 2020

Overview: In East Africa, harvest is complete for main season cereals in the north of the subregion and yields were favourable except in Sudan and South Sudan due to flood damage, socioeconomic impacts, and conflict, and parts of Ethiopia due …

Crop Monitor for Early Warning | No. 46 February 2020

Overview: In East Africa, harvest is complete for main season cereals in the north of the subregion and yields were favourable except in Sudan and South Sudan due to flood damage, socioeconomic impacts, and conflict, and parts of Ethiopia due …

Zimbabwe Refugees Lose Fight to Remain in Botswana

About 60 Zimbabwean refugees have lost their battle to remain in neighboring Botswana. The host government rejected their appeal against repatriation. The refugees are reluctant to return to Zimbabwe, citing political persecution.

Most of the refugees fled to Botswana following …

Dry Spell Kills Botswana’s ‘Edible Diamonds’, Hitting Rural Communities

PALAPYE, BOTSWANA – A prolonged dry spell in Southern Africa has caused a decline in mopane worms, a key source of income and food for rural communities in Botswana. Experts say over-harvesting of the protein-rich caterpillars has also affected breeding.…