Mozambican meteorology institute INAM said today that the 2017-18 rainy season will see broadly normal rainfall throughout the country, with a tendency for above average rainfall in the north, and below average in the south.
Gender-based violence, prostitution and child marriage have increased in southern Mozambique as a result of the drought that hit has the region in the past two years, according to a new report.
The price of grain in central Mozambique fell as much as 50% in April, a hunger monitoring group said this week, as improved rainfall marked an effective end to a two-year drought in the region, and Mozambique’s political factions agreed a truce that [...]
South African sugar and maize producer Tongaat Hulett expects sugar output to return to previous levels over the next two years, due to the “excellent rainfall” in early 2017. Tongaat Hulett has two estates in [...]
Humanitarian aid agencies are $90 million short of being able to help those Mozambicans hit by the prolonged drought and expected floods over the coming two months, a consortium of agencies coordinated by the United Nations has warned. Two failed rainy seasons in a row have caused a drought [...]
The drought affecting Mozambique has led to a drop in agricultural production making maize in Gaza, Tete and Sofala provinces twice as expensive as last year, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday. As well as the drought, food supplies have also been influenced by political and [...]
Climate experts from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have forecast that most countries in southern Africa are likely to receive normal to above normal rainfall in the 2016-2017 farming season - bringing hope to a drought-hit region. SADC climate experts and meteorological [...]
Almost 1.5 million Mozambicans affected by drought will be reached with short-term food assistance over the coming months, the United Nations’ resident office
The African Development Bank will send $1 million of food aid to drought-hit regions of Mozambique, following a request for urgent help made following the AfDB President’s visit to Mozambique two months ago. The [...]