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Kenya + 1 more

USDA: Low water levels observed on Lake Victoria

Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division Foreign Agricultural Service The Foreign Agricultural Service's (FAS) Global Reservoir Monitor indicate very low lake levels in Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa and major reservoir for the Nile River. Water…

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Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
26 Sep 2005

Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Drought intensifies during corn and sorghum harvest

Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division Foreign Agricultural Service Below-average rainfall during the main meher growing season from June-October* and lower rain during February-May have created extremely dry conditions at harvest. Corn and sorghum account for more than…

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Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
24 Oct 2002

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Grain Production Shortfall Will Continue

USDA Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division, Foreign Agricultural Service According to the United Nations (FAO/World Food Program), more than 6 million people are now at risk of hunger in Zimbabwe, and imports of 1.9 million tons…

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Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
13 Aug 2002

Botswana + 7 more

USDA: Southern Africa - 2001/02 grain update

Estimated grain production for 2001/02 has been revised for southern Africa due to new information about planted area and the effects of this season’s unfavorable weather. Total corn production for the region (which includes South Africa,…

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Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
17 Jun 2002

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Government cuts 2001/02 corn production estimate

The Zimbabwe Ministry of Agriculture recently released its first area and production estimates for the 2001/02 corn crop, which is now maturing and will be harvested over the next two months. According to the report, planted…

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Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
15 May 2002

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Drought threatens 2001/02 summer crops

A developing drought is threatening 2001/02 summer crop yields across Zimbabwe. Corn, sorghum, cotton, tobacco and other summer crops could all be affected by the abnormally warm (table 1) and dry weather (table 2) that has…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
20 Feb 2002
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Ethiopia

Consecutive droughts reduce Ethiopian grain production

Ethiopia is facing a fourth consecutive growing season drought which threatens grain supplies for 1999/2000 and 2000/01. Ethiopia's corn production has faced several shortages during the last two decades (Figure 1), but overall crop production has…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
Govt. USA
Posted:
14 Apr 2000