Dwindling chance of El Niño in second half of year

After scares of possible El Niño conditions returning in 2017, current outlooks predict neutral conditions for this spring. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology changed its El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) outlook to inactive, with the American Climate Prediction Centre doing the same. “ENSO-neutral is favoured (50 to 55% chance) through the…

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Increased chance of El Niño returning in 2017

It seems like the El Niño phenomenon, associated with drier conditions in southern Africa, is going to make another appearance in 2017, according to forecasts from the American Climate Prediction Centre. The US government weather forecaster says there are increasing chances of El Niño developing during the southern hemisphere fall…

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Zambian farming has potential to lead economic development – report

Zambia could become southern Africa’s bread basket, and agricultural growth should be the key to achieving the country’s developmental objectives. This according to the first Agriculture Status Report of the Indaba Agricultural Policy Research Institute. The institute is a non-profit company and a combined effort between the Zambian government and…

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