Drought dampens the party as P360m pumped into Temo Letlotlo

Tears of the soil: Drought once again ravaged the country’s arable farming
Tears of the soil: Drought once again ravaged the country’s arable farming

The first season of the new agricultural inputs programme, Temo Letlotlo, pumped out P360 million in assistance to farmers. However, a record dry spell and El Niño-driven heatwaves saw hectares planted drop by nearly two-thirds. Staff Writer, MBONGENI MGUNI, reports

The numbers are in and it looks bad for the country’s harvest.

After an El Niño-ravaged cropping season in which rains in February dropped to a 40-year low, the country’s farmers are facing a steep fall in harvest.

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