After days of torrential rain pushed the lower Limpopo River over its banks in late January 2013, flood water surrounded the city of Xai-Xai in southern Mozambique.
Earth Observation (EO) products and services – which use orbiting, remote sensing satellite technology to monitor and map the environment – have huge potential for business and social use in the South
Heavy rainfall recorded in December and January (Figure 1) across Southern Africa has caused water-logging and localised crop losses in parts of the sub-region, particularly in Lesotho and across t
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) was established in 1985 by the USAID to improve the emergency response capability in Africa, disseminate information and increase food security.
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