Published on Dec 27, 2015
South Africa is facing its worst drought in 30 years. Hot and dry weather conditions brought about by the el Nino weather phenomenon, has resulted in severe water shortages and food production, has been badly affected. 5 of the country’s 9 provinces have been declared agricultural disaster areas. As Sumitra Nydoo reports, with lower-than-expected yields, food prices are likely to soar.