Northern farmers bemoan delayed, erratic rainfall

Fighting on: Kehitile planted last year and this year as a way of managing the mid-season dry spell. He also hopes to invest in irrigation going forward
Fighting on: Kehitile planted last year and this year as a way of managing the mid-season dry spell. He also hopes to invest in irrigation going forward

FRANCISTOWN: Farmers in the northern part of the country have expressed their frustrations about the continued lack of rainfall.

In September last year, the Department of Meteorological Services predicted that the country would experience good rains.

The rains were to take place for the better part of December going into January this year. Farmers responded positively and planted impressive hectares of various crops in anticipation of a bumper harvest.

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