Dry spell takes toll on crops

One of three wells at Yaqeta village where 111 households depend on well water.Picture:REPEKA NASIKO

YAQETA villager Etonia Vunisa’s farm was destroyed earlier this year by heavy rain that caused major flooding in his village. More than four months later, Mr Vunisa is again dealing with extreme weather, this time from the prolonged dry spell. “Everything I replanted is not growing well,” he said. “We have cassava plants that only […]

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