Agriculture, food security and livestock in southern Africa most vulnerable to climate hazards: FAO

by Kiran Pandey and Madhumita Paul

Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Whelan, former WHES board member

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently flagged a set of climate hazards that debilitated southern Africa. The United Nation agency’s report marked out poor and erratic seasonal rainfall, mid-season dry spells and early cessation of rain, coupled with devastating cyclones.