South Africa must admit national drought crisis to help farmers – Grain SA

South Africa must admit national drought crisis to help farmers – Grain SA

South Africa must formally declare a national disaster for the government to release relief funds to help farmers through the worst drought in a century, the country’s largest grain producer group said on Wednesday. While higher than expected January plantings saw Grain SA reduce its 2016 maize imports figure to 3.8-million tonnes from 5-million tonnes […]

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