Stories written by Tinus de Jager

More rain expected in Southern Africa

Southern Africa has had more than its average rainfall since November of 2011 and forecasters are predicting even more rain until the end of March. But, as Tinus de Jager reports, it seems as if this rain is not benefitting the smaller farmers of the region.

Regional farmers union wants agriculture in COP17 text

The Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions, SACAU, says the COP17 discussions in Durban later this month is an opportunity to put agriculture on the climate change map. Tinus de Jager asked Ishmael Sunga, the confederation CEO, what they are pushing for at the end of November.