Eastern Cape drought may hike food prices

06 January 2016 - 17:22 By Gareth Wilson

The on-going drought in some parts of the Eastern Cape could lead to a food price hike‚ the government warned. This was announced following Eastern Cape Rural Development and Agrarian Reform MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane’s visit to several drought-stricken farm lands in parts of the province.The drought in the Joe Gqabi District Municipality has already seen the farmlands declared a disaster area in December.

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