South African farmers have been hardest hit by the ongoing drought season, with a farmer in the Easten Cape committing suicide as a result.

702 and Cape Talk’s John Maytham spoke to Omri van Zyl, executive director of Agri SA, about the matter.

Listen to the interview below:

One of the challenges we’re having is that there isn’t enought fodder and feed for the farmers. It is a desperate situation we find ourselves in.

Omri van Zyl, Agri SA executive director

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Source: CapeTalk