Tough Times For Zimbabwe As Drought Looms

Zimbabwe is experiencing a dry spell that could cut crop yields, however government said the country had enough grain reserves to last until next year.

Tough Times For Zimbabwe As Drought Looms

The southern African nation produced 2.1 million tonnes of the staple maize in 2017, the highest in two decades thanks to above normal rainfall and government funding to farmers.

But rains have been erratic so far since the summer cropping season started at the end of November, while a long dry spell this month has raised alarm among farmers.

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