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    • SADC Agromet Update Issue-03 - 2016-2017 Season

      Date Signed: 2017-01-13

      Type: Documents & Publications, Newsletters

      Themes: Themes, Agriculture & Food Security, Agricultural Information


      Highlights: Rains improved in many areas that were affected by severe drought last season; Poor rains have been received in Tanzania and parts of Madagascar, with likely impacts on crop production in affected areas; and An armyworm outbreak has affected the region, with reports of outbreaks in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The outbreak in Zambia is particularly severe.

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    • Climate Outlook Update for January to March (JFM) 2017

      Date Signed: 2017-01-06

      Type: Documents & Publications, Newsletters

      Themes: Themes, Meteorology & Climate, Climate Information


      For the period January to March 2017, there will be below-normal rainfall conditions over eastern DRC, Tanzania, extreme northern Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar. Meanwhile, there will be greater likelihood of normal to above normal rainfall over southern parts of Zimbabwe and Mozambique, northern South Africa, eastern Botswana and Swaziland and Lesotho. Largely consistent previous projections from SARCOF-20.

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    • Climate Outlook Update Outlook for December 2016 to February 2017

      Date Signed: 2016-11-29

      Type: Documents & Publications, Newsletters

      Themes: Themes, Meteorology & Climate, Climate Information


      For the period December 2016 to February 2017, there is an extension of below-normal rainfall conditions over Tanzania up to the extreme northern parts of Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and the entire Madagascar. Other parts of the region are going to be the same as the previous projections from SARCOF-20, with the high likelihood of normal to above-normal rainfall conditions in the bulk of the SADC Region.

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