Drought drives Karoo to collapse

16 June 2019 - 00:12 By DELME CUPIDO and TRISTEN TAYLOR

Commercial agriculture is collapsing in the Karoo due to a severe and prolonged drought, leaving some farmers with no option but to abandon their farms.

"The scale is far bigger than anyone in this country understands. This drought is bigger than anyone has ever seen or ever known," says Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, director of Gift of the Givers...

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